Tag Archives: Lent

The Promise of Lent and Grace of Eastertide

The one who began a good work in you will continue to complete it until the day of Christ Jesus. (Phillipians 1:6) As the end of Lent nears, we see how far we have come. And we see how far … Continue reading

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Lent: a Virtue Spa for the Soul – Cathy Gilmore*

  Have you ever wondered how Lenten sacrifices “feel” to your soul? What might feel like a privation to us is actually a VIP (Very Important Pampering) Treatment for our souls. Think of it like this. On Ash Wednesday we … Continue reading

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Same Old, Same Old

Even if you are not an avid theater fan, I bet you know this line:  “Tradition, tra-di-tion!”  Right, Fiddler on the Roof.  This great musical is basically a story of ethnicity and the patriarch’s struggle to keep the practices of … Continue reading

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Margaret Rose Realy and Lent – CWG February Book Blast

This month’s CWG Book Blast is to get you ready for Lent. We’re a little behind, but that doesn’t make Margaret Rose Realy’s book any less applicable. It’s a perfect springtime meditation as well. It has the CWG Seal of … Continue reading

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Perfect for Lent – Book Review by Michael Seagriff

Don’t begin Lent without this book! When was the last time you journeyed through Lent as a family? Have you ever suggested praying, fasting, and giving alms together? Don’t think your family has the time to do these things? Not … Continue reading

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A private or community meditation for use during Lent.

Stations of the Cross Leader:                                     Let Us Pray Response:         Lord, you accepted this journey for our benefit and in our place. Help us to recognize the depth of your love for us so that we may set that love as … Continue reading

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Blogging through Lent

Yes, I will keep blogging through Lent. Just like last year. And the year before. And the year before that. And…well, you see where this is going. And, just like last year, I think it’s worth bringing up here. Many … Continue reading

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What’s it all about? How Theme can help your story shine.

Theme comes in lots of shapes, sizes, and variations, but embodies the core of what something is about, whether it’s your brand as a writer, the story you’re writing, the characters you’re writing about – or the music you’re listening … Continue reading

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Lent and Blogging

Over the years, my approach to blogging at Lent has remained pretty consistent: I keep doing it. I have observed many others who either lighten their blogging load or give it up altogether. Some folks restrain themselves from their stats … Continue reading

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