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Ashes and Clay

Orthodox 33 Bead Chotki Jesus Prayer Beads The other day I read that ashes (like we receive on Ash Wednesday) are synonymous with clay.  At our church, the words “Turn away from sin, and be faithful to the Gospel” are … Continue reading

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Making May Own Lampwork Glass Rosary Beads

One of my favorite things to do is to make my own lampwork glass beads.  Now that the weather has warmed up a bit, I can crack the windows and fire up my torch again. Not only do I find … Continue reading

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The Way of the Heart Retreat

This past weekend I went on a wonderful retreat in Northern Minnesota. The book we used was The Way of the Heart: Desert Spirituality and Contemporary Ministry by Henri Nouwen. The photo above is the beautiful full moon on the … Continue reading

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