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The Lenten Journey: When Easter Came Too Soon

It sounds strange to many, but I have always loved the liturgical season of Lent. I grew up in a devout, pietistic home, and I’m grateful for it. Our regular practice of family devotions after dinner took on special meaning during Lent. On Wednesdays, before Lenten services at the Lutheran church where my father was […]

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Advent Lament: Grieving at Christmas

Although I have been thinking about writing this post for some time, it has been hard to form the words that would adequately express my thoughts and feelings. My mom passed away on November 8th. It is difficult to describe what the journey of the last two and half years has been since she began […]