Tag Archives: Lent

Last Words of Lent

Today is the last day of Lent.  Tomorrow we enter into Holy Week. Tomorrow the Hosannas will ring out.  But today is the last day of Lent.  No Hosannas today and no alleluias either.  For today is the last day … Continue reading

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A Contrarian’s Take on Lent

We’ve reached the mid-point—the third Sunday of Lent.  There’s still a lot of talk in the churchy blogosphere about Lent—much of it about what folks are giving up, trimming back, cutting out.  It’s enough to prick the contrarian nerve that … Continue reading

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The Math of Lent

Last week I went home to Minnesota to give the homily at the memorial service of one of my closest friends.  She was relatively young, vibrant, living in the midst of one of the most productive times of her life, … Continue reading

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The Fast God Seeks

Leave that sackcloth behind.

Wash those ashes off your face.

This is not the fast that God desires,

This is not the fast we’re called to keep. Continue reading

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