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Lent for everyone?

According to The Globe and Mail, secular folks want the chance to give things up for Lent, too, be it chocolate or beer or Twitter. The thing about this is, you can decide to give stuff up for any reason, … Continue reading

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If suffering gets you closer to god…

…maybe that’s the point of drinking from the Jordan River as Christians commemorate the beginning of Christ’s ministry at his supposed baptismal site: At the site, thousands of pilgrims filled plastic water bottles with water they believe is holy. Some … Continue reading

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Remember to put the Fest in “Festive” this year!

Definition of fest for those who want it: –noun an assembly of people engaged in a common activity (often used in combination): filmfest; gabfest; love-fest; poetry fest. Over in Scotland, Dundee has declared December to be Christian Christmas free. No … Continue reading

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