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Divine Mercy in the Omer

How beautiful is the gift of divine mercy falling in the weeks between Passover and Pentecost? The Lord already has given us so many gifts in the gift of his dying and resurrection and the fulfillment of the scriptures, yet here he is once more, pouring forth his goodness in divine revelation! And it’s not

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Why Fast?

Did you know that fasting is connected to answered prayer? Have you wondered why some people’s prayers get answered and others don’t. There is a scripture in James 4:3 that says,  “When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.” (New Living Translation)

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WHAT’S WITH THE FLIPPIN’ PANCAKES?

It’s SHROVE TUESDAY! This day gets its name from the word “shrive” meaning “to absolve” and marks the last day before the liturgical season of Lent, which is observed by an overwhelming majority of Christians during the 40 days preceding Easter. Like the Feasts of the Old Testament, it too is a prefigure of the

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The Bathing Beauty: Bathsheba

Behold, you desire truth in the inward being; therefore teach me wisdom in my secret heart. – Psalms 51:6 Among the genealogies of Jesus is a reference to one of five women who had a remarkable impact on the Messiah’s coming. One such woman is never recognized by her own name, referred to always as

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