Monthly Archives: March 2011

Shrove Tuesday

We are in the countdown for beginning Lent tomorrow with Ash Wednesday.  In some places, even today, there are people eating pancakes for supper.  For some of the world, today and tonight will be Mardi Gras (French for Fat Tuesday) … Continue reading

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Collup Monday?

Today is the Monday before Ash Wednesday. I just learned from my Merriam Webster word of the day that today has a name, Collup Monday.  Collup refers to a fatty meat, such as bacon.  In eighteenth century England people would … Continue reading

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Busy, busy, busy

We are so busy.  Sometimes we feel even too busy to pray, too busy to worship, too busy to study.  And yet, without prayer, where do we get the energy and enthusiasm for life? “Be still and know that I … Continue reading

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