A mom once told me that her four-year-old came home from school on Ash Wednesday with ashes on his forehead. When she asked, “Who gave them to you?” he said, “God.” “And what did God look like?” she asked. “Well, he wore a purple dress and had white hair,” the boy responded. Ash Wednesday and…

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Ash Wednesday. This is an auspicious day to begin blogging. The whole Church is entering Lent, the season intended to be a new spring. We hope to revitalize our spiritual life and strengthen our relationship with God. My goal in writing this blog each week is to be a midwife for others as they try…

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