L is for learning, L is for Lent

This year I do not so much give up my temptations as face the temptation to give up. Perhaps it was so for the forty desert days when stone may have seemed a fair alternative to bread. Yet stones, when given the chance, can become a chorus of praise. So this year I teach stone:Continue reading “L is for learning, L is for Lent”

Lent 28: Tuesday of Fourth Week

And what is this that we now hear? The workers who arrived too late – the lazy, the beggars, the weak, the lame – have won the Master’s favour and have earned equal pay. What is this that he proclaims, this carpenter with hands of dust? The children step aside while dogs who surely areContinue reading “Lent 28: Tuesday of Fourth Week”