Tag Archives: Lent

Dancing in the Rain Stella Maris Rosary

I believe I have referred to the Lenten practice I did last year of 40 Bags in 40 Days.  The idea is to de-clutter your home by making a bag each day that you will either give away, throw away, … Continue reading

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Making A St. Brigid’s Cross: What to Welcome In and What to Throw Out

After I found the wheat yesterday, I put it all in a bin of water to soak.  I feel like there is this little theme of “re-visiting” that is reappearing as I begin journeying through there first days of Lent.  … Continue reading

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Lent’s Lost and Found: Revisiting Hope and The Prophesy of Simeon

The photo above is of some wheat I picked years ago from my ancestral farm in North Dakota.  I was in a vase for many years until I decided it was too dusty and just needed to be thrown.  In … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Guarding my Heart and Opening it Too

Today is Ash Wednesday and my first day re-visiting the book Your Sorrow is My Sorrow.  I also printed out the booklet I made with suggested prayers for the Seven Dolor Rosary I found from sources years ago when I … Continue reading

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The Seven Sorrows of Mary for Lent

It is already the day before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, and I still do not have a devotional plan.  For the Liturgical Seasons of Advent/Christmas and Lent/Easter I usually find a book to guide me in my daily … Continue reading

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Not Afraid to Look

Watching the footage from some of the photographers at the Standing Rock camps, I would see this sculpture sometimes and wonder about it.  Who made it?  How did it get there?  How big is it?  What is it made out … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday – Don’t Turn Away

I have been doing some thinking about what is said to us in our church when we receive ashes on Ash Wednesday.  The person marking our heads says, “Turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel.” Sin was … Continue reading

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