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About greennotebook

Youth Minister. Theologian-in-Training. Poet. Musician. Girlfriend. Caffeine Addict.

Making My Heart a Garden

It seems that January is the month of diets.  People all over the world are grabbing onto the spark of life and hope that comes with the new year and deciding to take better care of ourselves.  Whether we are … Continue reading

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Redefining Giving: Time, Talent AND Treasure

Hi, welcome to Friday’s post, submitted on Saturday.  Oops.  I guess this is a Lenten reminder that sometimes we all mess up in our resolutions and we need to admit we goofed, ask for forgiveness and then shrug our shoulders … Continue reading

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Friday Recipes

There’s still another week to get your Lenten Friday recipes in for our contest.  Our test kitchens are eagerly anticipating your suggestions.  In the meantime, let me share my Friday recipe with you. Growing up, my family had a very … Continue reading

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Lenten Fasts

When the news reached the king of Ninevah, he rose from his throne, took off his robe, put on sackcloth, and sat in ashes.  And he had the word cried through Ninevah: “By decree of the king and his nobles: … Continue reading

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The Space to Pray

Keeping in mind the Lenten focus on prayer, fasting and almsgiving, I’ll be exploring those themes in my Friday posts.  Since this is the first Friday of Lent, I figured I’d start with something basic to get myself into the … Continue reading

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