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Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Season of Lent. Around the world Christians begin preparing for the journey to the cross, and the resurrection on Easter Sunday. The next forty days is a period of contemplation, repentance, and often fasting. Traditions vary, many will receive the sign of the cross on their forehead …

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It felt like I needed to write something

Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice ending World War I. The “war to end wars.” While I’ve not been writing here much lately, it just didn’t seem right to let the occasion pass without recognizing the day. The flag in the picture flew over the U.S. Capitol in honor of …

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