Monthly Archives: March 2014

failing at lent

This last week we traveled to see our girls and our two cute grandchildren AND my Lenten promises went on vacation too. I didn’t keep them. Now that I’m home, I wonder why self-control is so difficult. Why do I … Continue reading

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Lent Reflections

If you would like some great thoughts during this Lenten season, take a look at this website. Look at the blog page for Lenten reflections.

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Temptation of Jesus

How do we escape this Satan, this devil, this evil one who wants only to deceive, destroy, and divide us? Today’s Gospel reading is from Matthew chapter 4 when Jesus is “led by the Spirit into the desert to be … Continue reading

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1st Sunday of Lent

Happy Lent……oh that sounds a bit backward.  How can fasting and sacrifice be a happy thing? Yet Jesus starts his famous Sermon on the Mount with the word “blessed” or happy. (Blessed are the poor….Blessed are they who mourn….Blessed are … Continue reading

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Prayerful psalm verse

Psalm  86:11 has become my prayer this week. I think it will be my Lenten prayer this year. Why is this a blog entry? I tried to share it this morning at church and couldn’t remember where it was. Now that … Continue reading

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rejection lesson

Have you ever felt deserted, left out, unwanted, a misfit? Have you ever had dreams where you enter a room, sit at a table with a plate of food; make a comment about the discussion and the discussion stops? When … Continue reading

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