Chase Away the LMW Blues

Gripped by Lent Madness Withdrawal (LMW) today? Wondering what to do, since you can't check the voting tallies every two minutes? Trying to figure out how you'll contain yourself until it's time to vote on Monday? We're here to help.

First, you might like to take advantage of some excellent resources from Forward Movement. With Holy Week around the corner, why not curl up with The Preaching of the Passion: The Seven Last Words from the Cross by the Rev. Peter J. Gomes? There are other resources for Holy Week and Eastertide as well.

Journey with MatthewWe're also pleased to announce a great way to read yourself through Eastertide, A Journey With Matthew: The 50 Day Bible Challenge.

Take a journey through the Gospel of Matthew with fifty days of scripture readings, meditations, questions, and prayers. Twenty-five dynamic spiritual leaders and authors serve as guides, writing from around the world about the wisdom, lessons, and parables shared by Matthew, one of the great apostles and evangelists. A Journey with Matthew is an extension of The Bible Challenge, a global initiative to encourage daily engagement with scripture and an exploration of the Word of God.

Authors include: David Anderson, Frederick Borsch, Paul Butler, Bo Cox, Barbara Cawthorne Crafton, Michael Curry, Clifton Daniel, Mary Gray-Reeves, Scott Gunn, Daniel R. Heischman, Graham James, Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, Bolly anak Lapok, Tracy Lind, Stephen Lyon, Ian S. Markham, Kate Moorehead, Barry Morgan, Riaz Mubarak, Sam Portaro, Jeremiah Sierra, Becca Stevens, Ray Suarez, Hillary T. West, and Marek P. Zabriskie.

There's more, but it's time to turn the floor over to our favorite deceased color commentators, Archbishops Thomas Cranmer and John Chrysostom. Enjoy!


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8 comments on “Chase Away the LMW Blues”

  1. Your Grace and Your Beatitude,
    How did I miss your appearance on national teevee? Is there a link for it?

  2. i'm excited to have a 1 in 3 chance of getting a LM mug. it will make my Louisiana coffee taste even better. hint, hint. however, i also liked the other 2 questions. i have always wondered, but never bothered to find out, how many licks it takes to get to the center of a tootsie roll pop.

  3. Dear Archbishops: how did you get picked for this job? What qualifications are appropriate? I can't decide if the commentators ought to be very ancient, or very modern.

  4. I have a question for Archbishop Cranmer. Do you use a blue rinse on your beard to make it so beautifully white, like a Heavenly cloud? And is that why Archbishop Chrysostom appears to be scowling?