Category Archives: Lent

Lent – Salvation from the Dust

As we begin the season of lent, let’s carry close to the front of our vision our need for redemption. In a world that thrives on living as if we’ll never die, Lent is our companion for safe passage past our illusions and into the arms of a loving God; a God who was broken so...

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Maundy Thursday – A Night of Remembering

Tonight we gathered together to remember. We gathered to remember according to the Jewish tradition of the passover, the Last Supper, and the Wedding feast of the Lamb. It was a liturgical evening that included a symbolic Seder meal, a roast lamb dinner, communion and prayer. It was good to remember. A big part of...

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Living Prayer Chapter 5 – Office Hours

The following is less a review of Chapter 5 of Robert Benson’s book, Living Prayer, and more a personal reflection about the content of the chapter. Have you ever examined the pace of your life? How about what motivates and moves you? If you are like most living in Western Culture, you probably feel a...

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True Intimacy

“Human relationships easily become possessive. Our hearts so much desire to be loved that we are inclined to cling to the person who offers us love, affection, friendship, care, or support. Once we have seen or felt a hint of love, we want more of it. That explains why lovers so often bicker with each...

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