JUSTIN’s FRIDAY CONTEMPLATIONS

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Change your mind!

By Justin LaRosa | March 3, 2022

Friday Contemplation: REPENT. We are in Lent. Wednesday we smudged ashes on our head to remember that everyone is going to die. In a word, Lent is fundamentally about repentance.…

Just Passing Through

By Justin LaRosa | February 24, 2022

Friday Contemplation: You’re going to die. Every Friday night in 7th and 8th grade, I’d put on my “Just Passing Through” t-shirt. I loved the shirt, no idea why. And…

Let’s discover the new normal together.

By Justin LaRosa | February 18, 2022

Friday Contemplation: Resilient Reorientation. For almost 2 years, the pandemic has created uncertainty, fear, death, division, distrust, and skepticism for the whole world. It has changed everything. Everything we know…

Do you do everything in love?

By Justin LaRosa | February 11, 2022

Friday Contemplation: LOVE Let all that you do be done in love.” This was Paul’s message to the church in Corinth–a tall order. What does that even mean? What does…

Remember the 94

By Justin LaRosa | February 1, 2022

Friday Contemplation: Remember the 94. Have you ever met a person a few times, yet you continue to forget their name? Doesn’t feel great. Perhaps it is embarrassing because it…

It’s cold outside. Help others to stay warm.

By Justin LaRosa | February 1, 2022

Friday Contemplation: Once upon a time, I could tolerate the cold. I mean, I went to Penn State and trekked all the way across campus for a 7 a.m. English…

Merry Christmas, Celebrate with us!

By Justin LaRosa | January 12, 2022

Friday Contemplation: Hard to believe we are 14 days from 2022. In our remaining days of 2021, I hope you reflect and celebrate the following: The Christmas Story, what God…

How will you grow in 2022?

By Justin LaRosa | January 10, 2022

Friday Contemplation: Happy New Year! What are your 2022 goals? What do you need to shed to give space to accomplish them? I write my goals out for the upcoming year…

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