Pausing to remember who we are

Why would anyone need to take time out to figure out who they are. How silly. Of course, I know who I am. My wallet has a military ID card and VA driver’s license and if needed, I can produce a passport for identification. TSA certainly wouldn’t let me through airport security, if my documents…

Lent re-imagined

Many Christian denominations observe Lent, which begins this week on Ash Wednesday. The season will conclude on Easter Sunday, around six weeks from now. Lent lasts for 40 days, actually 46, but Sunday’s are not counted. Sunday represents the resurrection, so Christians choose to not fast or perform penance on the Sabbath. Before embarking on…

Index Card Cure™ for Lent

It’s easy to get distracted from good intentions: promises we make to ourselves and others. We are in the midst of Lent. For Christians, Lent is a season of preparation before Easter; a period of 40 days (Sundays not included in the count). Lent is a time of aligning intentions and actions. Christians use the…