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June 18, 2018 by Jewel Deane Suddath (North Carolina)

After experiencing such unexpected success with my first Lenten rose plant, I bought several more varieties.  Now, each March brings me Lenten roses that last throughout the season of Lent and for a month or two after Easter.  I thank God for these small blessings and for the countless large ones too.

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Jesus is speaking to us . . .

"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE