Lent might be viewed as the alarm clock on your bedside table. It is meant to wake you up. For many years, in fact for most of my life, the importance of an awakening was lost in the daily shuffle of accommodating myself to the realities of the material world with little serious consideration given … More AN AWAKENING


Helen and I have just returned from a walk in the desert this morning and used the time to discuss an appropriate topic for this blog. Our discussion centered on the issue of “rules” within the context of our faith tradition which is a particularly timely subject given the advent of Lent and the rules … More ENGAGING THE SPIRIT