Category Archives: Lent


“This day will be a day of remembrance for you, which your future generations will celebrate and pilgrimage to the Lord….” Exodus 12:14 Today is grateful grief Friday, Good Friday. I always asked my students, “What makes this Friday better … Continue reading

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Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent

“No longer shall there be in it an infant who lives but a few days,…”  Isaiah 65:20 This weekend we celebrated Dad’s 92 birthday. Our girls, our son-in-laws, and our grandkids all came home. While they were here, we went … Continue reading

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Late Lenten Idea

As I read the Sunflower Seeds blog entry for the beginning of Lent, I thought of my friends Patty and Wally. They always had the best garage sales, because they were excited to rid themselves of unused items….good unused items….newly … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Lent…2017

“You people worship what you do not understand;”  (John 4:22a) Jesus is talking to the Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well, when he said these words above. What traditions/habits did the Samaritans practice that pulled them away from the Spirit and … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Lent 2017

Lord, let your mercy be on us, as we place our trust in you. Psalm 33:22 Part of my Lenten pledge is to write a blog entry each week of Lent. Here I am past the third Sunday of Lent … Continue reading

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First Sunday of Lent 2017

“Then the devil left him…..” Matthew 4:11 The devil left Jesus after failing to deceive Jesus with one of his tricks. If you know this story, you know the devil first tries the need for stuff, in this case food. … Continue reading

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“Sing praise to him, play music; proclaim all his wondrous deeds!”  Psalm 105:2 I learned a new word this week….kerygma.  It is a Greek word meaning proclamation and I’m wondering if this Octave of Easter shouldn’t be called proclamation week. … Continue reading

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