Lent: Does Giving Something Up Modernize Ancient Tradition or Miss the Point?

We are just about smack-dab in the middle of Lent, the period of time leading up to Easter (measured either from Ash Wednesday to Palm Sunday or the six weeks prior to Easter, depending on your particular flavor of Christianity). For many Christians, Lent is a time to deprive oneself to attempt to better understand the sacrifices Jesus made. ...more

I wrote this last year. 



Sinking Into Sweet Uncertainty

(guest post by Annie) I’m on the verge of giving notice at my job, at a place I’ve worked for nearly nine years, the school I came to straight out of high school. I have been here for 12 years, my entire adult life. ...more