Tag Archives: Lent

The Problem With Rules

A lot of people think that religion and faith are based on rules. If you do all the right things, you are living out your faith and following your religion, right? And when you mess up, then you have somehow … Continue reading

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Does Ash Wednesday Mean Anything to You?

Today is the first day of Lent, which some call Ash Wednesday. If you grew up as I did, in a Lutheran church, you may have experienced going to church on Ash Wednesday and getting ashes applied to your forehead … Continue reading

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Devotion

Music has been my Lenten devotions this year. Yes, it is Lent, but you wouldn’t really know it by looking at my life (other than going to Lenten services on Wednesdays rather than prayer meetings). When I have a moment … Continue reading

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It’s Lent: So What?

Depending on your church background, you may be aware that it is now Lent–the season that comes before Easter. Christians around you may be talking about what they’ve decided to give up for Lent. Catholics may be talking about not … Continue reading

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