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After Giving up Alcohol, I’m Addicted to Lent
Originally Posted: 04/04/2013 - 8:27am | Type: Blog

This spring, I gave up alcohol for Lent, the forty days of penitence between Ash Wednesday and Easter. And now almost one week after the Alleluias and Easter baskets, I may be addicted to Lent. ...

Welcoming Christ by Welcoming the Stranger
Originally Posted: 03/30/2013 - 6:13pm | Type: Blog

As Christians prepare to celebrate Easter, let us remember that the life that ended on the cross began on the road. This Easter, let us remember that Christ the Savior began his life as an immigrant, fleeing t ...

40 Ways to Live Simply for 40 Days of Lent
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 2:56pm | Type: Blog

Use this Lenten season as a time to grow closer to God and simplify your life. Try a new suggestion from this list each day and experience the stronger relationships and calmer pace of an (almost) Amish lifest ...