Unique among friends: Creative fasting ideas for Ash Wednesday

This week is an important week in the Christian year: We begin the journey of Lent on Ash Wednesday, March 9th.  Lent is a period of forty days that leads up to Holy Week. Specifically, Lent is a time to travel with Christ through the wilderness of conversion and transformation.  Remember the story in MatthewContinue reading “Unique among friends: Creative fasting ideas for Ash Wednesday”

God is not a CEO who feeds into our endless consumerist appetite

We can’t go anywhere, even if we walk from one room in our home to another, without seeing an advertisement trying to sell us something.  Turn on the television, open the newspaper, click a button or two on your cell phone or laptop, and there you will see a product that you think you need. Continue reading “God is not a CEO who feeds into our endless consumerist appetite”