Ash Wednesday’s Early Morn (feat. Lauren Plank Goans) is a musical setting based on the Collect (focused prayer) for Ash Wednesday from the Book of Common Prayer. I know today’s Thursday, but expect non-conformism to express itself through the season. It is part of Lent, an album recorded under the name Liturgical Folk, “a music …

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Various observations by the church through a calendar year may bring helpful themes to mind, but they should never eclipse the central theme that is constant reality. Nick Batzig writes about Lent, concluding: Wherever one falls on the spectrum of adherence to elements of the Liturgical Calendar, we must learn to live our Christian lives …

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I seem to be getting back into writing articles for our local newspaper, The Border Watch. This one was published today, with the editor titling it ‘Easter A Season To Focus On God’. Maybe I’ll start working on titles as well. Next week I’ve got some ideas arising from a story about a man who …

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My feed-reader is filling up with a variety of reflections on Lent. I’m among those who are not practitioners. This piece by Sarah Condon at Mockingbird is very constructive in reminding us that Christian devotion must focus on what Christ has done, not on efforts to emulate that which he alone could do. An excerpt: …

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