Posts Categorized: Lent

God’s Frequency

    I remember the day my husband called me and asked if God could use children to answer prayers. I was struck by confusion and curiosity and asked him… Read more »

Good News and Bad News

  Saturday! After a relaxing swim and a good breakfast I looked at our local paper’s front page. I was faced with four titles: “Guard was eyed to round up… Read more »

Giving Up

  Lent is the season to remember the sacrifice of Christ. For forty days, we purposely consider what distracts from our worship of His sacrifice. We consider what is important… Read more »

Is Lent good for us?

  An artist friend of mine was troubled by Lent. She didn’t think it was healthy to spend all that time thinking about your faults. But this is not a… Read more »

Ash Wednesday

  Even in a single church, Christians have many different ways of observing Lent. The Bible does not say anywhere to give up swearing for 40 days every year, after… Read more »

I Lift up My Eyes to the Hills

Photograph of cross on roof of church

Psalm 121 1   I lift up my eyes to the hills — from where will my help come? 2   My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. 3   He will… Read more »

Distinction

  Romans 3: 22-24 God’s righteousness comes through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ for all who have faith in him. There’s no distinction. 23 All have sinned and fall short of God’s… Read more »

Misereri Mei, Deus

Today, read the English translation of psalm 51 below, and listen to this beautiful recording in a time of contemplative prayer. This psalm has been set to music so many… Read more »

Shame and Grace

Lent is the season to remember the sacrifice of Christ. I cannot help but vividly imagine Jesus hanging on the cross, blood dripping from the wounds of the nails and… Read more »