Monthly Archives: March 2011


Once again, the season of Lent has overstayed its welcome in my heart. Don’t get me wrong; I’m a firm believer in the value of Lent. I wouldn’t trade for anything that period of intense reflection and contemplation of God … Continue reading

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‘Only a Sith deals in absolutes.’ This is my favourite line in the entire Star Warsfranchise. In it, George Lucas has made Obi-Wan so blind to his own self-righteousness that the character doesn’t realize that the statement he’s just preached … Continue reading

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A few years ago, a couple my friends were discussing Lent. Scott reported that he’d recently learned that if you give something up for Lent, you’re allowed to indulge in that something on Sundays during the six-week period before Easter. … Continue reading

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Consider the bargolia. A breathtakingly beautiful flower, with petals so vivid that the word ‘purple’ really doesn’t do the hue justice, the bargolia is also ridiculously hard to grow. The pH balance in your soil needs to be just right; … Continue reading

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