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Easter Sunday, April 4
MATTHEW TELLS US THAT JESUS’S first words after rising from the dead were, “Hello. Do not be afraid.” That seems significant to me as a person who tends toward fear. I’m only brave if courage means you do stuff even if you’re scared. I do almost ever
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Good Friday, April 2
AS I CONTEMPLATED HOLY WEEK, I forced myself to walk slowly through Good Friday and think about it’s meaning. The first time it’s called good—or “guode” in old English—is in a text from the 1200s. The Baltimore Catechism from 1885 says it’s because J
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Friday, April 30
THE HAND-LETTERED SIGN SAID: “12-YEAR old female cat, declawed, free to a good home.” Hmmm. Why would someone who’d had a cat for twelve years want to give her up? Had the cat grown mean? Was the owner ill and no longer able to care for her? It was a