Tag Archives: Lent

The long, dark tunnel of Lent

Lent begins this week, with Ash Wednesday. One of the oldest traditions in the Church calendar, the season reminds us to: “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you will return.”           — Genesis 3:19 The Lenten Season is the … Continue reading

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I’m a horrible example of a Christian

I’ve determined I’m a horrible example of a Christian. (I am a wonderful father, just not someone you can point to and say, “he is a good example of a Christian.”) I reached this conclusion during a time of deep … Continue reading

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The temptations of Facebook

I’ve given up Facebook for Lent. Lent is a time of fasting, introspection and soul-searching, with brief respites on Sundays. The season of Lent actually ends with Maundy Thursday, but I traditionally break my Lenten fast with communion on Easter … Continue reading

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Ashes to ashes, all fall down

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day in the season of Lent. One of the oldest traditions in the Church calendar, today reminds us to: “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you will return.” — Genesis 3:19 The … Continue reading

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