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Ash Wednesday – Things I Need to Know

Here is you go-to list for things you need to know about Ash Wednesday. This much loved and feared day seems to come out of nowhere each year and leaves many Catholics saying, “Oh, man, is Lent already?” and others asking, “What should I be giving up for Lent?” We have already had a wonderful […]

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Rend your Hearts, not your Garments

If you discovered you were to die in 5 minutes what would your next thought be?  Your last words? And what if you discovered that you were going to be burned alive by the legitimate reigning government? Fear.  Anger.  Resentment.  Venomous threats and lashing out. Those are some of the thoughts that come to my […]

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The Healing of A Mended Heart

Just over a month ago I underwent open heart surgery; it was the third heart surgery I’ve had and hopefully the last one I’ll need. My previous surgeries happened before I turned two years old, so needless to say I don’t remember them. The scars left by the operations I had as an infant represented […]

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Put One Foot In Front of the Other

In a pivotal moment during the stop motion animated film Santa Claus is coming to Town, the humbled and seemingly defeated Winter Warlock exclaims, “I really am a mean and despicable creature at heart you know. It is so difficult to really change.” Kris Kringle’s reaction to that comment is a hearty laugh and the […]

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