Lent

Slowing Down Before I Fall Down

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A few weeks ago, I posted about Ann Kroeker’s Slow-Down Fast—a way to prepare the heart and soul for celebrating Resurrection Sunday on April 24. This fast was a call to slow down the pace of life during the Lenten season to make room for more reflective, purposeful, worshipful living….

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Recovering Life’s Margin

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Years ago, I learned that being overly busy and overbooked is not something my introverted personality thrives upon. I’m prone to burnout if my schedule doesn’t allow enough margin for regular times of quiet and solitude. To function at my highest level, I need a good amount of downtime. The…

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Ash Wednesday: The Mark That Matters

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While on the treadmill today at the gym, I was scanning the various television shows for distraction as I listened to my iPod. [One of my favorite treadmill diversions is proofreading the closed-captioning text—as great a service as that is, it produces some funky errors!] So at some point, the…

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