Suzy reminds me that during any natural disaster we at first are excited, but after a few days it becomes the new norm. In some ways sheltering in place is becoming the new normal. Traffic is non-existent, we take walks, friends check in, but we don’t get together with friends for drinks or dinner out.…

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All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. — John 1:3 The above passage is a wonderful beginning to a lenten meditation or prayer, for when we repeat John’s words we acknowledge that our being began with God.┬áSo are the magnificent sunrises, a sunset across a lake…

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We often think of our Lenten journey and discipline as internal. It is a work of self-improvement and a very personal path to God. That doesn’t have to be the case or one can incorporate quiet time in meditation and prayer with a mindfulness of one’s surroundings. I am reading Isaacson’s biography of Leonardo Da…

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