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The Wilderness of Lent

Matthew 6:16 And when you fast, don’t make it obvious as the hypocrites do, for they try to look miserable and disheveled so people will admire them for their fasting. Fasting was a mandatory practice for the Jewish people once … Continue reading

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Living Simply off Beans and Rice

“Live Simply so Others May Simply Live” –St Elizabeth Ann Seton During this Advent season when gift buying and shopping are high priorities, I cannot help but think of St Elizabeth Ann Seton. Her popular quote, “Live simply so others … Continue reading

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