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Wallis and Futuna

Day two of our “Around the World in 40 days series” where we’re traveling the world together during Lent, meeting our fellow Christians, and learning about their country. Yesterday, we visited Cameroon. Today we’re off to Wallis and Futuna. Where?!?!? See the marker? That’s where these three French islands are in the South Pacific. Let’s… Continue reading Wallis and Futuna

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Cameroon

Good morning!  Welcome to the first day of Lent, and to our first in the “Around the World in 40 Days” series where we’ll explore a different country each day, except on Mondays. Today, we travel to Cameroon. Now there’s a country we don’t often hear about in the news in this part of the… Continue reading Cameroon

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Around the world in 40 days

I don’t know if you caught the end of my last post, but I have a plan for Lent. Lent lasts 46 days from Ash Wednesday until midnight the night before Easter Sunday (Holy Saturday). If you take out the six Mondays during Lent that I will continue to write the “Weekly Saint” series, we’ll… Continue reading Around the world in 40 days

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John the Baptist, Part II

Yesterday, I did a lot of speculation about what it might have been like for John the Baptist as a child.  Since we don’t have a lot of biblical proof to go by, we can only imagine what it might have been like for John to grow up with the knowledge that he would become… Continue reading John the Baptist, Part II

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Prayer & Action Request for Father Tom of India

We’re coming up on the one year anniversary of Father Tom Uzhunnalil’s kidnapping in India. In 2015, while on a visit to his homeland India, civil war in Yemen worsened.  India advised it’s citizens not to travel to Yemen, but Father Tom decided that his work at the Missionaries of Charity, an order established by… Continue reading Prayer & Action Request for Father Tom of India

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Weekly Saint: Trading Places

“There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends”  John 15:13   By far, my favorite part of Monday’s is sitting down first thing in the morning with a hot cup of coffee and letting the Holy Spirit “talk” to my heart by leading me to the “Weekly Saint”.  There… Continue reading Weekly Saint: Trading Places