self-pity

Taming the Wild Beasts in My Lenten Desert

I am studying a package of graham crackers with a quizzical eye. Although it may not be obvious to the casual observer, I am actually engaging in a bit of philosophy as I lift a cracker and carefully turn it over in my hands. It’s Lent, and what’s happening is very predictable. You see, I’ve given up sweets, so now […]