Day: February 7, 2013

Obama reflects on the power of faith

President Obama called for humility Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast, and spoke of faith, his own Christian faith and an abiding faith he says is shared by all Americans. An excerpt from his remarks:

Lent Madness pits saint against saint

Sharpen those pencils, folks, and get ready to fill out your brackets. Lent Madness begins next week. The brainchild of the Revs. Tim Schenck and Scott Gunn, Lent Madness began in 2010, and makes for a pretty lively Lenten devotional. From lentmadness.org:

Spring training

by Emily A. Mellott Every year, early in January, certain dates imprint themselves on my consciousness: Ash Wednesday (this year, February 13), and the date that pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training (February 10 for the earliest teams, including my Chicago Cubs – your team’s pitchers may report a day or two later.) And …

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