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Christians today use the 40 days of Lent for introspection, self-examination and repentance. Preparations are being made all around us for another growth cycle. Why should that be any different within our spiritual lives? […] Read More

Our Lenten journey corresponds to the lengthening of days now that the rotation of the earth around the sun has given our planet a new orientation toward our mother star whose light and heat makes life possible. Our forebears knew well about increasing minutes of light as spring approaches. The very word “Lent” comes from […] Read More

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten season for the western church. Typically celebrated by the Roman Catholic Church and other liturgical denominations, Ash Wednesday is meant to remind participants of their mortality and call them to repentance in preparation for Lent and the celebration of Christ’s resurrection. For more than 10 years, Glendale […] Read More