It has been a week since Lent has begun. I hope you all have been faithful to your Lenten program, but for those who might have slipped or not shifted into high gear yet, have hope. Maybe that cookie was too tempting, that glass of wine went perfect with a special meal, or demands at…

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For he himself is our peace; in his flesh he has made both groups into one and has broken down the dividing wall. — Ephesians 2:14 I learned that one refers to the audience in a stage play or musical as the “fourth wall,” and when a performer addresses the audience directly its called breaking…

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You don’t have to be afraid of change. You don’t have to worry about what’s been taken away. Just look to see what’s been added. — Jackie Greer Lent is a time of change, and way too often we concentrate on what has been taken away — oatmeal raisin cookies, a glass of wine, social media,…

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Joy of life seems to arise from a sense of being where one belongs. All the discontented people I know are trying sedulously to be something they are not, to do something they cannot do. — David Grayson I have often thought that Lent was a time to reacquaint oneself with oneself.With a healthy dose…

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You know how good it feels to hear from an old friend after a long drought. It adds a spring to your step and tends to wipe out a few doubts about where you are right now. Lent is a time to check in with a very old friend who follows your activities and movements,…

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