Fat Tuesday 2020

It’s Fat Tuesday! In the Christian religion, it’s the last day before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. I didn’t grow up observing this tradition, but have found as a mother, it’s one I’ve enjoyed sharing with my children. We enjoy a decadent dinner of pancakes – or this year, pizza – and revelry! Does watching ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ count? ☠️🖤☠️ Preparing for Lent, making … Continue reading Fat Tuesday 2020

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Lent . . . beginning tomorrow . . . Lent begins tomorrow and is the time when Christians pray, fast, and reflect in preparation for Easter. The Christians observance of self-reflection, and oftentimes fasting, during Lent is something I’d never done. I mean, I’d heard of it, understood that Catholics ate Fish on Fridays, but didn’t really understand the emphasis on the fasting part. You … Continue reading Add something in

Though I Walk Through the Valley

I love this image, but it evokes for me not my own words, but the words from Psalms most associated with death as this passage is oft quoted at funerals and remembrance services. The peace that floods my heart with these words is the same peace I feel with this image…. Psalm 23: 1-6 ‘The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh … Continue reading Though I Walk Through the Valley