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Good Friday

  Today, we remember the day Jesus died. We walk through the Stations of the Cross and hear the story of this dark day. We will remember, “The people who walk in darkness will see a great light.” Isaiah 9:2 … Continue reading

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United

  My third pregnancy was incredibly difficult. Morning sickness grabbed hold of me early and hard and didn’t let go until the day my daughter was born. The medication I took only got me up to the level of feeling … Continue reading

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The Seventh Station: Jesus falls the Second Time

Jesus falls again. He is weak, and even with help, he cannot continue and falls under the weight of the cross. Being 2,000 years from the story, it is easy to make it just that – a story. Even more, … Continue reading

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All for you

Part Four of an Eight-Part Series of Reflections on Lent, Holy Week, and Easter.   On Good Friday we stand face-to-face with the cost of our sin. We come humbly to the foot of the cross and remember how Jesus … Continue reading

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True Beauty

  I sat in the darkness, praying in adoration with over one hundred high schoolers. The monstrance holding the Eucharist was a beautiful, golden cross surrounded by a table of candles and spotlights drawing your attention to Jesus in the … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

Part One of an eight-part series of reflections on Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. I held a piece of jewelry once in order to feel what the people around me were excited about. This solid-looking, beautiful, gold-link chain weighed absolutely … Continue reading

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Take a little time

You have to take care of yourself before you can take care of others. When we apply this to Advent and Christmas, do you get visions of massages, lattes, a fire in the fireplace with a warm blanket on the … Continue reading

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Carry your cross or lay it down?

What does it mean to accept things with grace? When we are given a cross to bear, do we just carry it no matter what? We are told in numerous ways to carry what God gives us. And, while that … Continue reading

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Who is God’s favorite?

  As one of four children, I remember incessantly asking my mother which one of us was her favorite. None of us were satisfied with her answer of loving each of us the best, and loving each of us differently. … Continue reading

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Let me do it.

I have been dealing with some health issues with my youngest child lately. I hate when my children suffer. As we work our way through doctor’s appointments, physical therapy, referrals, and tests, I have thought about why this is so … Continue reading

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