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Four Things to Tell Children When Lent Begins

The Reverend Christine V. Hides
Lent is the time of 40 days plus six Sundays during which we get ready for Easter. Easter is such a great mystery that we need a long time to get ready. During Lent we use purple, the church color for getting ready. People might “give up” something for Lent or “take up” a new practice of prayer or giving during Lent.

At last, A Soul Cleansing Journey

The Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest
Imagine if I were to give you a six-week escape to step back and detox, or straighten your drive and focus your putt, or help you develop a healthy new habit. How strong might you become? With patience and this expanse of time, you would let go of old habits and at the same time embrace new possibilities.