Valentines Day

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Holidays

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of romantic love, usually accompanied by an exchange of cards, flowers and candy.  On several occasions as I was doing […]

The Christian Calendar

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series Holidays

I am beginning a new series on holidays, focusing especially on Christian holidays.  This will give me the opportunity to explore the origins of some […]

What is Lent?

Lent is a time of soul-searching and repentance in preparation for the celebration of Christ’s death and resurrection on Good Friday and Easter. In the […]