Lent, Part 1 – Introduction

For centuries, Christians have celebrated Lent from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. This 40-day period season is about reflection, repentance, giving up and taking up. It can seem odd or countercultural at first but can also be rich and meaningful. This year, we’ll be looking at stories of Jesus from...

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Lent, Part 7 – A Meal to Remember

For centuries, Christians have paused at this time of year to celebrate a significant season in our faith. It’s a journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. The season of Lent is about reflection, repentance, giving up and taking up. It’s a bit odd and countercultural, but also rich and...

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Lent, Part 6 – Giving Up Distractions, Taking Up Presence

For centuries, Christians have paused at this time of year to celebrate a significant season in our faith. It’s a journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. The season of Lent is about reflection, repentance, giving up and taking up. It’s a bit odd and countercultural, but also rich and...

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Lent, Part 5 – Giving Up Friendship, Taking Up Family

For centuries, Christians have paused at this time of year to celebrate a significant season in our faith. It’s a journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. The season of Lent is about reflection, repentance, giving up and taking up. It’s a bit odd and countercultural, but also rich and...

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Lent, Part 4 – Giving Up Freedom, Taking Up Wisdom

For centuries, Christians have paused at this time of year to celebrate a significant season in our faith. It’s a journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. The season of Lent is about reflection, repentance, giving up and taking up. It’s a bit odd and countercultural, but also rich and...

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Lent, Part 3 – Giving Up the Past, Taking Up the Future

For centuries, Christians have paused at this time of year to celebrate a significant season in our faith. It’s a journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. The season of Lent is about reflection, repentance, giving up and taking up. It’s a bit odd and countercultural, but also rich and...

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Lent, Part 2 – Comparison and Contentment

For centuries, Christians have paused at this time of year to celebrate a significant season in our faith. It’s a journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. The season of Lent is about reflection, repentance, giving up and taking up. It’s a bit odd and countercultural, but also rich and...

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Lent, Part 1 – Introduction

For centuries, Christians have paused at this time of year to celebrate a significant season in our faith. It’s a journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. The season of Lent is about reflection, repentance, giving up and taking up. It’s a bit odd and countercultural, but also rich and...

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