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Ascension Day Reflections

May 29, 2014

Ascension4It’s Ascension Day, in case you’d forgotten or it’s not on your Google calendar. And it’s a pretty big deal, in spite of the fact that it tends to get short shrift in most church calendars, if it’s mentioned at all. A lot of us think of Ascension Day as the day Jesus left – noteworthy, but hardly worth turning into a holiday or holy day. Instead of celebrating the day, we may feel sorry for the disciples (and maybe for ourselves as well). (more…)