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And So It Begins | A Reflection To  Prepare For Ash Wednesday

And So It Begins | A Reflection To Prepare For Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday And so, it begins.  The gospel tells us that Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days and forty nights, and there He prayed, fasted, and was tempted. Why did He do this? This answer requires us to go back to the significant event...

3 Ways To Be Intentional This Lent

3 Ways To Be Intentional This Lent

We are in Lent – a season of renewal, a season of “leaning in,” a season of surrendering more and more. Lent is a sacred and beautiful season. What I’d like to propose is that Lent is a great time to focus on “living intentionally” – essentially “living on purpose.”...

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