A blessed [almost] Lent to you all. Lent begins tomorrow with Ash Wednesday. Are you ready? I’ve been talking to a number of people lately about their spiritual plans for Lent, and I’ve been surprised to hear almost everyone I talk to say something along the lines of “I might give something up, I don’t know.… Continue reading Why should I give something up for Lent?
Hey SDR readers, So, I’ve been putting a little Advent music playlist together for myself to help me get in the right spirit as I await the wonderful event of Christmas. I thought you might want a listen as well. And if you have others to add to the list, please let me know in… Continue reading Hark! Some Advent Listenings for Ya
“Brothers and sisters: You know the time; it is the hour now for you to awake from sleep.” – Romans 13:11, from the readings for the 1st Sunday of Advent (i.e. today) I have been so asleep. In a daze. Skating about from class to class, paper to paper, task to task. Zoning out in… Continue reading Advent: The Liturgical All-Nighter
This Easter we decided to forgo traveling around the state to visit family and celebrated locally with friends. I baked a ham (a big first for me), some brownies and Irish brown bread for the feast and our friends provided crêpes, sherry and a cute baby. My friend and I dyed eggs while the men… Continue reading A Simple Easter