Tag archives for Easter

  1. Easter, Marriage, and Other Things

    NB: I really appreciate the discussion that has occurred over the last week. Instead of addressing each reply individually, I am trying to collectively address some of larger issues I saw as I read through all the comments. I was discussing with some friends that the Supreme Court taking up constitutionality of same-sex marriage this…

  2. Facebook, Twitter, and Paper Shredders

    I gave up Facebook and Twitter for Lent. Well, I gave up most of Facebook1 and Twitter for Lent. I’m allowing myself five minutes of time on Facebook and Twitter each day (total for the both of them, and no rollover minutes). And even then, the only reason I’m doing that is because there are…

  3. Happy Easter

    I though Easter was a bit early this year, but I didn’t realize it was this early. From Rob Bushway’s blog:

    Easter is very early this year, and here is a little explanation as to why.

    Easter is always the first Sunday after the first full mo…

  4. More on Lent

    I have this really cool book I got for graduation called The New International Dictionary of the Christian Church. Lent is traditionally a time of 40 days before Easter spent fasting. When I started giving something up for Lent a few years ago, it was in the spirit of fasting from something particular, soda, caffeine,…

  5. For Lent

    The clock struck 12 almost a half hour ago and Ash Wednesday is now here. The beginning of Lent is traditionally a time when one gives up something for the 40 days before Easter. In the past (for about fours now, I think), I have given up liquid caffeine, which includes the likes of soda…