"Melangell strokes the hare’s ears, soothes his clanging heart, whispers “you are safe now” as howls recede on the wind and the valley becomes sanctuary." →
An Excerpt from Holy Solitude
If Lent is a time for us to imitate Jesus’ forty days in the desert, it should be less about suffering and more about growing in wonder and vulnerability. →By Vance Morgan
What might Lent without religion look like? Can people of faith find solidarity with fellow humans without being overcome by religious differences? →
"On the First Sunday of Lent / someone broke into our church / through an unlocked window." →
Josina Guess reflects on celebrating Ash Wednesday with refugees where plans, especially when working across language and culture, can change quickly. →
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