Less Trash, Less Junk Lent–Day Two

Dunkin Donuts Mondays are a "tradition" that my daughter and I have adopted in order to make going back to school after the weekend feel a little more bearable. Since she has been out the ...

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Less trash, Less Junk Lent–Day One

Today I bagged up some clothes to donate. One bag out. Thirty-nine to go. This was my trash generation for the day: a label from a netted bag of avocados (I'm saving the netting to turn ...

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Ash Wednesday Message

Ash Wednesday Message   All this pain I wonder if I’ll ever find my way I wonder if my life could really change at all Ashes are pretty easy to come by. Not just the ones that mark our foreheads ...

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What Are You Giving Up, Getting Rid Of or Taking on This Lent?

Lent begins Wednesday, February 18. This year I'm  adding to my standard bag-a-day discipline I picked up from Rev. John Arnold several years ago. For each day of Lent, I get rid of a plastic grocery ...

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How and Where Does One Find a Deserted Place?

Mark 1:29-39 In these 11 short verses in the first chapter of Mark, Jesus has a lot going on. He’s healed Simon’s mother-in-law, then before the day is over, he’s healing all sorts of people and ...

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Disrupting the Demons

Mark 1:21-28 Today we continue our journey in the Book of Mark. You’ll remember that Mark is believed to be the first Gospel account to be written down, and it’s also the shortest. Mark is a ...

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