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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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Renewing the Raspberries

“Why are you cutting down your raspberry bushes?  They look nice the way they are!” my neighbor asked.  “Won’t that hurt them?” My raspberry bushes, once established, have been thriving year after year, producing luscious fruit in season.  Those large … Continue reading

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