can Lent bring you closer to God?

Can Lent Bring You Closer to God?

If you grew up in a church that didn’t include rituals, the season leading up to Easter may be filled with confusing terms. Lent? Ash Wednesday? Maundy Thursday? What do they all mean, and why are they important for women who love Jesus? And can Lent bring you closer to God or is it an exercise in futility? I understand the …

A prayer for first thing in the morning

A Prayer for First Thing in the Morning

I hit the ground running. No sooner does the fogginess leave my brain than it’s already filled with jumbled thoughts. “I’ve got to finish writing this post today, and call the insurance company, and hopefully get my periscope in before Carissa wakes up. What am I making for dinner tonight? Do I need to pull anything out of the freezer? Oh …