As a child, I thought Good Friday was called “Good Friday” because it was the Friday before a long weekend (in Canada we had Easter Monday eh?) and it was always “Good” to have a long weekend. After I learned a bit about Christianity, I did not really understand why Good Friday was called “Good … Continue reading Good Friday
I used to be fairly good at fasting from food. When I was younger, 4 days was not a problem. However, shortly after turning 30, I got a concussion from passing out because I lacked the energy to push open the door to my room (I stumbled and fell head first into the wall… it … Continue reading Adjusting to fast
The winters in Canada were cold, especially where I lived (from age 9 to 18 I lived in Calgary, Alberta). There was always snow and ice on the road and sidewalks (don’t listen to people that tell you things like “oh, Canadian cities don’t have ice on the roads because they are plowed”… rubbish! There … Continue reading Shovel your snow… Please!