5th Sunday of Lent

Last week, 4 candles were lit and one was snuffed out.  This week 3 candles were lit and now there are only 2.  “It’s getting darker,” we say, and truly I do feel the darkness crowding in sometimes.  Daily we hear stories of the crushed and broken.  I can’t go through a day without feeling […]

4th Sunday of Lent

Sunday’s are a keeper! Building anticipation for Sunday has been one of my favorite parts of this season of Lent.  Using objects, smells, tastes, and sights makes a child’s senses come alive with excitement!  Whether you use sugar and candles, like our family is doing this year, or something else, our senses are a crucial […]

Finally, It’s Sunday!

1st Sunday of Lent.  We’ve been fighting only half a week, but the battle has already been rough at times. We asked God to search us, and wickedness was everywhere.  Our desires screamed for control. Our sins tempted us. We were accused and found failing. These first few days have been bitter.  We’re a little […]