Chronic Compromises – Why I Failed At Lent

... or did I? Lent Is a Christian observance during the 40 days before Easter. During this time Christians may do a literal fast (say juice/water and/or bread). There is also the practice of fasting from luxuries or things that distract a person from their faith. This is much like Christ's 40 days of fasting in …

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On Turning 60

Well, October 4th marked a major milestone in my life. I am now 60 years old. I remember when I was going through my worst years of mental illness I couldn't see myself past 40! Then, at 55 I started to dread the years because I was getting "old". But age is just a number …