Giving of love, giving our presence

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To be acknowledged is one thing, but to be seen says that we are valued and loved. No matter what we do or give to practice Almsgiving, it is about the person and the relationship. Showing others that they are seen, heard, and loved has the potential to bring them back from the lifelessness of all that weighs them down.

Lent teaches us to give of love and our presence

5th Week ~ ALMSGIVING

March 20, 2021

God calls us to be loving, giving human beings. We are called to be involved neighbors, caring churchgoers, and committed citizens, as well as supportive friends who are generous, interested, and truly giving to those who have less and need help.

Lent-Week 5- Almsgiving

Engaging the Lenten Journey

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Have you given much thought to your Lenten practice this year? What are you going to do differently, what are you giving up, and how are you making a different space for God in your daily life?

Should I give up tiresome friends for Lent?

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In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks what to do about Lent and friends who talk constantly about food. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS180. 

Beginning Lent

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As we move into the Lenten season, we often take on different practices to help us grow in our relationship with God. The church calls us to three ancient spiritual practices: prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. The three of course are inter-related but it's helpful to move into this season with an awareness of how we might embrace each one. Here are some thoughts as I reflect on my own Lenten journey ...