The Meaning of Easter

I wrote these words just over a year ago, and I republish them to give friends and readers some idea why this non-theist continues to find meaning in the Christian Easter tradition. ________________ The Ash Wednesday words “From dust you came and to dust you shall return” have particular resonance for this Anglican agnostic. You […]

Lent 2012: A Charity a Day

Giving up chocolate. What’s the point? My relationship with chocolate is only ever on-again-off-again anyway. I’ve never given up anything for Lent, as the point of it has never really hit me. I suppose you could correlate, in some vague way, the feeling of oh-my-God-I-can’t-wait-till-Lent-is-over-so-I-can-eat-a-Mars-bar-again with the feeling of O-Lord-when-will-you-save-your-people? But it’s never meant much […]