Tag Archive | Lent

From Wilderness to Happiness

From Wilderness to Happiness

For the Christian Church, the Gospel reading for this past Sunday, the first Sunday in Lent, was Mark 1:9-15. In it, we see Jesus being baptized by John in the Jordan River inaugurating Jesus’ public ministry. I find a few things which are fascinating about this story. First, as Jesus was coming out of the […]

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Make Space for God During Lent

Make Space for God During Lent

This article was written by a chaplain-friend of mine here at Fort Leonard Wood for publication in the post newspaper. In it, he offers a great explanation of the Christian season of Lent and encouragement for us to take advantage of this opportunity to improve on our relationship to God. A Special “thank you!” to Chaplain Gonzalez for […]

From Blindness to Sight

From Blindness to Sight

Depending on your faith tradition, you may be in the midst of what the Christian Church calls “Lent.” Generally lasting forty days as a reminder of Jesus’ time of temptation in the wilderness, Lent is a period when Christians engage in self-denial to be more focused on prayer and recognition of one’s own need of […]