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Fasting: For Justice

I believe in charity and compassion, but, even more, I am coming to believe in working for justice.  As the saying goes, “Give a man a fish and he eats for a day.  Teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime.”  The Gospel allows us to see things differently and empowers us […]

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Fasting: Confront Consumerism

Here is the quote that I heard, “Advertising creates in us a desire to spend money we do not have on products that we do not need.”  Could one say that consumerism fosters a form of idolatry?  I know that this is true for me.  I don’t consume big items……I dribble.  Little things here and […]

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Fasting: Meatless Days

For centuries the Christian Church has asked Christians to refrain from eating meat on Friday as a fasting discipline to support remembering the death of Christ.  This has been a controversial, but meaningful practice, that has especially been highlighted in Lent.  I mean, even McDonald’s offers Lenten specials on their fish fillet each Friday during […]

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Fasting: Lent, Opulence, and HGTV

This is going to be hard to write because I have to start by confessing that I am an HGTV addict.  I feel like I might be related viagra 25 mg efectos secundarios to the Property Brothers and I love watching both House Hunters and House Hunter’s International.  And I love the Fixer Upper series […]

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Alms Giving: Cleaning the Closets, Part 3, Slow Down!

We live in a time in which we are surrounded by weapons of mass distraction.  Noise and activity fill our lives to the point that we can hardly hear, let alone, listen. Schedules are full to over-flowing and time just flies by so fast that we end up missing https://www.acheterviagrafr24.com/viagra-online/ so many things.  The world […]

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