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Lent begins this Wednesday the 26th and ends April 9th. It is a time that reflects Jesus’s withdrawal into the wilderness for 40 days and prepares us for the Easter season.   People in the Christian tradition choose specific things to give up during this time, a type of sacrifice creating an empty spot that […]

I grew up in a very small, conservative church in a tiny town.  The sanctuary was very old with a high ceiling and creaky floors.  I learned my worldview there as a child, sitting under suspended chandeliers in hard, wooden pews.  While I would leave much of that learning behind for new ways of seeing […]

5 Things to help you create a meditation practice that lasts!…

Limit your child’s gaming while still allowing them to be a gamer…

Do what you love, child.

Shared Parenting–Does that term freak you out just a little? 

thoughts on turning 39…

A quick guide to the most useful tool I’ve ever encountered as a parent and spouse

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