Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Season of Lent

Today, Ash Wednesday, is the first day of Lent. Lent Is the season of preparation for the Easter celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter is April 5 this year. Many Christians observe Lent by practicing a special spiritual discipline. It’s a way of paying attention to our faith, reflecting on what is important… Read more


Laura Lapins Willis, in her book Finding God in a Bag of Groceries, describes contemplative prayer as “a way of communicating with God by allowing God to speak to us, rather than our speaking to God.” (pg. 121) She also refers to it as a form of prayer that “is both a relationship with God… Read more