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Live Lent: Things NOT TO DO

On each Monday in February, we will share some thoughts from Sr. Terry about preparing for and really experiencing Lent, which begins with Ash Wednesday on February 26.   Last week, we reviewed things to do—positive actions to take to make the most of your Lenten journey. And now, things not to do:   Don’t give ...
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Prayer: For Greater Awareness of Others

Dear God, I give you thanks that I am made in your image and likeness. Help me to be aware of your presence in all your people. Give me the courage to treat all as I would treat Jesus. I ask that your Holy Spirit open my heart and teach me about your love and my need to ...
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Disciplining the “Little Lazies”

“Little lazies” is what I call them. You know them: those small chores or actions you don’t do, because you don’t deem them urgent or important; or, better still, you think someone else will do them. Remember that saltshaker you did not refill, or that paper-towel dispenser that was on ...
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Prayer: Turning Away From Revenge

God of earth, sea, and sky, God of plants, animals, and persons, you alone have power over life and death. Cleanse my heart of all feelings of revenge. Change my heart of stone to a heart of flesh so that I may recognize your image in all persons, regardless of their deeds. I make my prayer through ...
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We-Attitudes for Couples

Blessed are we who are comforters, for we shall ease each other’s pain.   Blessed are we who forgive our partners, for we shall know peace.   Blessed are we who are sympathetic listeners, for we shall better understand ourselves and our partners.   Blessed are we who remind each other of happy memories, for we both shall grow in ...
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Live Lent: Begin With a Plan

On each Monday in February, we will share some thoughts from Sr. Terry about preparing for and really experiencing Lent, which begins with Ash Wednesday on February 26.   A good Lent begins with a plan. Just as we carefully plan for big events in our personal lives, such as a graduation or a ...
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