For this week of Palm Sunday, the Lent Resources from Creation Justice Ministries gives us a helpful guide to seek a greater understanding of the many ways we can become more involved with our carbon footprint on the Earth, as well as the many diverse issues that make up the environmental footprint we create. […]
This week in our Lenten series, there is a simple request to make…Learn where your food comes from.
We should really start off with April Fools Day! April Fools is one of my favorite days of the year. It’s tailor made for those of us who are inclined to not take ourselves too seriously…And last month we honored those funny people we love most on “Let’s Laugh” Day. The theme for April is
St Augustine: God is a circle whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere. If the center is everywhere, it is where you are. You are the center of the universe, the center of God. Somehow, I’m not seeing this as a self-centered and narcissistic statement. Instead, I believe it’s a view of the
We are all flawed, we are all human, and we have the same wonderful inner ability to forgive and forget and to rejoice and to start over!
The practice of Lent has often been associated with denial and giving up certain things in order to remind Christians of the sacrifices that Christ made for us. In the practice of Lent, there has been an emphasis on fasting, on denial, and on taking things away. In a different pattern, the idea of Lent
Lent is often seen as a revival of sorts. It is the time when the northern hemisphere moves from winter into spring. We see green shoots coming up from the ground. And when we see new growth, we think of the rebirth of spring. And so with Christianity, it’s a time of contemplation and renewal.
The month of March is filled with fun and happiness. 6 Degrees website is celebrating all month long with ways to “Find your Laughing Place.” Our Irish heritage is able to sync with the fun and spirit of Mardi Gras as we begin the month on Fat Tuesday, March 1st this year! We will continue
Letting Go We all have heard that glib and pat phrase when someone hurts us: “Just let it go!” And you of course, say or feel-“That’s easy for YOU to say!”…Because when you are hurt or wounded by life and feel down, it’s not easy to dismiss feelings of anger or bitterness or depression. It’s