Tag Archives: Lent

Ash Wednesday

The word “Lent” comes from an old English word meaning spring time or lengthening of days. We use it to describe the season before Easter, a time traditionally for repentance and learning – a time to be intentional about changing … Continue reading

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Enter Lent

Leaving Epiphany and entering Lent Means entering the darkness, Withdrawing into the shadow, Resisting temptation. I fall to my knees, I repent. Leaving Epiphany and entering Lent Means handing myself up, Giving myself away, Turning myself out. Lifting my arms, … Continue reading

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Giving Up For Lent #32

Somehow as a child I got the idea that fasting or ‘giving up’ something during Lent was either not necessary or was superficial. Perhaps it goes back to my third-grade best friend Joanie, who was Catholic.  I remember the day … Continue reading

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What is Lent? #1

What is Lent? Throughout Christendom there are those who fast, pray, repent and give alms as a way of entering into Christ’s journey to the cross. And at the same time, the word “Lent” in English means “spring”, the beginning … Continue reading

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