An Extended Awareness: Some Thoughts on Lent

I. I didn’t grow up observing Lent.  Perhaps this is your story too. Over time I have come to believe that Lent is an extended awareness and a reminder that life isn’t only about Me and Mine. The word Lent is old English meaning to lengthen. It comes in the spring as the days begin to stretch and…

this epic grief

this Epic Grief September 13, 2009 Minutes tick.  Limbs twitch.  Covers are tangled & awry.  I think I am almost under, when I realize that I have been awake for hours. It is too late.  Sleep eludes me. In the darkness I lay back again.  And again.  And  again. My mind full of  shadows; ripples…