Joy of life seems to arise from a sense of being where one belongs. All the discontented people I know are trying sedulously to be something they are not, to do something they cannot do. — David Grayson I have often thought that Lent was a time to reacquaint oneself with oneself.With a healthy dose…

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You know how good it feels to hear from an old friend after a long drought. It adds a spring to your step and tends to wipe out a few doubts about where you are right now. Lent is a time to check in with a very old friend who follows your activities and movements,…

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Turn around, every now and then I get a little bit lonely And you’re never coming round Turn around, every now and then I get a little bit tired Of listening to the sound of my tears  — Bonnie Tyler Last year we had a total eclipse of the sun, a once in a lifetime experience…

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Somehow it feels unfair for Valentine’s Day to fall on Ash Wednesday doesn’t it? What are you giving up for Lent — Chocolate, Champagne, Going out to eat? Just when you want to dive in to the box of Russell Stover Turtles your loved one gave you or she/he returned, it’s Ash Wednesday. Thank goodness…

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