Category Archives: Lent

Some “How To’s” for Lent

So you missed Ash Wednesday. Lent’s begun and there is always time to jump into the desert as John and Jesus did. If Advent is grounded in hope and promise then Lent is a suspension of time. Spending forty days … Continue reading

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Lent: Transformation Not Change

Welcome to another Lent, the season that’s all about weighing the lives we lead.  During our evaluation of weighing ourselves, please remember that Lent is totally about transformation. I really don’t believe that people “change.”  We’re pretty much made by … Continue reading

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Bagless For A Night

It happens to someone else until it happens to you and then it takes on your life.  Due to flight circumstances my bag beat me to Milwaukee while I was still in Florida.  (Couldn’t I have traveled in the bag … Continue reading

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First Sunday of Lent

An older adult will never, ever begin a sentence with, “if memory serves me correctly.”  Just don’t hear it.  Because they know better. What I hear is, “It happened in 1946 or was it 1947?  It was either 1:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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Lent: Season of Grace

The 40 days of Lent begin this Sunday.  For 40 long days we are not allowed to say the “a” word.  I wish I could tell you what the “a” word is but then I would tell you what I’m … Continue reading

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