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An Ash Valentine’s Day

It’s an odd year.  This hasn’t happened since 1945.  Things were different then.  But it’s happening again:  Ash Wednesday falls on February 14 — Valentine’s Day. While there are lots of jokes being made about the coincidence online, I look … Continue reading

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Spring: Rising from the Ashes

As I walked through the yard, clearing debris from a harsh storm that snapped branches off trees, I came across the first clear sign of spring:  daffodils poking shoots in the midst of the otherwise dead lawn.  The sun has … Continue reading

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