I don't know what this means about me, but I always like Lent.
I know. What a jerk, right? Bucking for them uber-Catholic points. People who say they like Lent are just lying, like tough guys who say they prefer dentistry without the novocaine, Just to prove how tough they are.
Permit me to explain. There are certainly things about the Faith I dislike. The whole "having to admit I'm wrong about something" business is an aspect of Catholic teaching I could really do without. I don't much care for the Hell stuff. I could really stand to take a pass on having to forgive people I can't stand.
But Lent, I've always somehow liked. It goes back to a time about 30 years ago when I...READ MORE