This year as the season of Lent begins, I am recognizing anew its significance. I grew up in a tradition where Lent was not highlighted and over the past few years it has become more meaningful.
Roots are, historically, perhaps the most humble of God’s creations on earth. They require neither acknowledgment nor praise. Their reward is reaped when the living stand upon them and reach for the fruit the roots made possible. Such is the story of Lent.
With the season of Lent beginning this week, we are starting a new series called The Lenten Journey. Over the next 40 days we will be providing resources that will encourage and accompany you in the weeks leading up to Easter. May you find greater peace with less this season. An excerpt from unhurryUp! into […]
What clearing blackberry brambles on MLK Day taught me about my neighbors—and myself.