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Happy Pancake Day everyone

Today is Shrove Tuesday! Traditionally a day when we enjoy pancakes for tea, which I love, but also they are a treat because my husband always makes and tosses pancakes for us and so it is one of the rare occasions when I hand over the reins in the kitchen! 477 more words

5 Tips from Pope Francis for a Merciful Lent

Have you been doing anything special for the Jubilee Year of Mercy? Or do you have lots of good intentions but haven’t done anything yet, (except maybe walk through the… 1.014 more words

Pope Francis

A Mediation On Peppermint Ice Cream

I’ll tell you how to give a thing wings,

Close your eyes,

Breathe in measures,

Equal to a cup of flour,

Dense in myriad lightness. 51 more words


Lent Starts Tomorrow

“they would have repented .. in sackcloth and ashes.”
(Matthew 11:21)

In the West Lent starts on Ash Wednesday which this year falls on 10 February. 263 more words


"No Matter What You Do, You're Gonna Die ..." The Ash Wednesday Sermon I'd Give

The Ash Wednesday wake-up call is the start of a spiritual spring-cleaning I always love, even when the spiritual work is heavy and messy. I love  1.155 more words


A Plant to Teach Us the Lessons of Lent

Whenever Lent begins, even though it’s a season of penitence, excitement fills a gardener’s heart. Most of us are familiar with the origins of the word Lent, meaning the lengthening of days, and in the northern hemisphere it’s a time of expecting spring! 548 more words