Pre-Lent: What do I Desire?

Pre-Lent: What do I Desire?

In many Eastern Christian churches, yesterday was the Sunday of Zaccheus and the beginning of Pre-Lent. Yes, indeed, while most of us are still trying to recover from Christmas, Pre-Lent has already begun. It is the season that precedes Lent, also known as the Great...

This Present Sadness

This Present Sadness

As I write this, the weather is gray and cold. It has been raining for what feels like forever, but is more accurately about a week. I miss the summer. I miss a lot of things, and people, when October rolls around. It seems to be a month made for melancholy. Perhaps...