40 Days, March 17

Day 30 Help, God—the bottom has fallen out of my life! Master, hear my cry for help!Listen hard! Open your ears! Listen to my cries for mercy. —Psalm 130:1-2 (Eugene Peterson) In this holy season of Lent, we make a pilgrimage with Christ through the desert, as he makes his way to a fateful Jerusalem.

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40 Days, March 16

Day 28 For God alone my soul waits in silence. —Psalm 62:1O In this holy season of Lent, we make a pilgrimage with Christ through the desert, as he makes his way to a fateful Jerusalem. As we hear his story and contemplate his teaching, we engage in reflection and self-assessment, and we practice the

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40 Days, March 15

Day 27 The Master, God, has given me a well-taught tongue, So I know how to encourage tired people. He wakes me up in the morning, Wakes me up, opens my ears to listen as one ready to take orders. The Master, God, opened my ears, and I didn’t go back to sleep, didn’t pull

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40 Days, March 14

Day 26: Third Sunday in Lent Listen to me, O coastlands, pay attention, you peoples from far away! The LORD called me before I was born, while I was in my mother’s womb he named me. —Isaiah 49:1 In this holy season of Lent, we make a pilgrimage with Christ through the desert, as he

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40 Days, March 13

Day 25 Who are you? Who Are you? Whose Silence are you? —Thomas Merton In this holy season of Lent, we make a pilgrimage with Christ through the desert, as he makes his way to a fateful Jerusalem. As we hear his story and contemplate his teaching, we engage in reflection and self-assessment, and we

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40 Days, March 12

Day 24 All those years forgetting how easily you can belong to everything simply by listening. —David Whyte In this holy season of Lent, we make a pilgrimage with Christ through the desert, as he makes his way to a fateful Jerusalem. As we hear his story and contemplate his teaching, we engage in reflection

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40 Days, March 11

Day 23 But what is it then that sits in my heart, That breathes so quietly, and without lungs — That is here, here in this world, and yet not here? —Mary Oliver In this holy season of Lent, we make a pilgrimage with Christ through the desert, as he makes his way to a

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40 Days, March 10

Day 22 There is a difference between truly listening and waiting for your turn to talk. —Ralph Waldo Emerson In this holy season of Lent, we make a pilgrimage with Christ through the desert, as he makes his way to a fateful Jerusalem. As we hear his story and contemplate his teaching, we engage in

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40 Days, March 9

Day 21 Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. —Karl A. Menninger In this holy season of Lent, we make a pilgrimage with Christ through the desert,

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40 Days, March 8

Day 20 We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit. —e.e. cummings In this holy season

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