Category Archives: Lent

My latest giveaways!

I have several giveaways going on right now, and I wanted to make sure everyone knew about them. First, I’m super excited to announce my very first Instafreebie giveaway. For the next few weeks, I’m giving away preview copies with … Continue reading

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Happy Easter Week!

Hope you are enjoying a great Easter week! I successfully pulled off co-hosting Easter dinner with my dad. We had 19 people for dinner. For those of you keeping track, I’ve now hosted Thanksgiving dinner and Easter dinner in less … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Mercy–a Lenten Reflection

This year, I was once again asked by my parish to write a couple reflections for our Lenten reflection book. Here’s my first entry for this year. It’s based on Matthew 25:31-46. Every year, instead of making a New Year’s … Continue reading

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Gotta Guatemala Days 9 and 10

Day 9 started with an hour and a half boat tour around Lake Atitlan. We left from the dock at our hotel. As I’ve said before, Lake Atilan is reminiscent of Lake Como in Italy. The beautiful blue lake is … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: The Tomb by Stephanie Landsem

Normally, I review middle grade and young adult books, but today I am super excited to bring you The Tomb by Stephanie Landsem. This is the the third book in Landsem’s The Living Water series. I enjoyed the first book … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection and an Unexpected Rant about Confession

Here’s another of those Lenten Reflections I wrote for my church’s prayer book, followed up by a bit of a Lenten/Confession Rant. Tuesday of the Second Week of Lent – March 3 Isaiah 1:10, 16-20 “Though your sins be like … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection for Thursday, February 19, 2015

My parish puts out a daily Lenten reflection booklet with passages meant to help us ponder the day’s readings.  This year I wrote three of the reflections. Here’s my first one. It’s based on Luke 9:22-25. In today’s Gospel, Jesus … Continue reading

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