Lenten Reboot

How are we doing with the whole “prayer, fasting and almsgiving” thing of Lent? I must confess, I am doing poorly, but I am trying to jumpstart it – better late than never. Truly. It’s better to push the restart button midway through Lent than to write it off. There is still time to focus […]

On the Cusp of Lent

Today we enjoy a last feast before tomorrow when Ash Wednesday ushers in the season of Lent. I wrote yesterday about Lenten fasting, but fasting is but one of the three elements of this penitential period. During Lent we are supposed to increase our prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Even as adults we can grumble about […]