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SLW! eNews #41 – Who’s Risen from the Dead, Anyway?

Posted on: February 2, 2015

3-A552Who’s Risen from the Dead, Anyway? is an expanding, free collection of alternative resources for Lent/Holy/Week/Easter. (It gets its name, of course, from Alternatives’ best known annual resource for Advent/Christmas/Epiphany “Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway?”)

This year it features ten lenten blogs by author, speaker, workshop leader Susan Vogt. Susan is also our interviewee on both episodes of SLW! Podcast this month. Get to know her in Part One. Part Two, released Feb. 15, focuses on alternative Lenten practices.

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Part of my own lenten discipline this year is to be intentional about highlighting resources from “Who’s Risen?” on a daily basis through social media. If you’d like a gentle reminder, follow me on Twitter and Linked-In. The reminders will, appropriately, center around the Alternatives’ resources based on Liturgical Year B (Mark) — reflections, family activities and a daily calendar/journal.

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Through social media, we extend the mission and resources of the non-profit organization Alternatives, 1973-2011. Simple Living Works! web site home page | Theme/Seasons Index. To learn more about SLW! – our MISSION, for example — please listen to our getting-acquainted episodes, especially #1 and 2We produce a half-hour podcast twice a month, hopefully educational and inspiring for you, your family and your congregation or group. We blog several times a week.

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