So far my first season of celebrating Lent has been wonderful. Not being connected to the world through Twitter or Facebook has been a strange transition for me. I am still getting used to redirecting my compulsive need to check the platforms toward more productive outlets and truthfully it is bothersome, to a degree, that something so trivial can consume so much of someone’s time. Just like every major season of my life, during the last few years, Lent has been a season of finding better paths. A season of new things, old things, and new-old things.
Last week there was a moment that really impacted me where I met a 72 year old man with lung cancer. He arrived at the power plant where I do security work and we had a friendly exchange that went like this;
“How are you today sir?”
“I just got diagnosed…
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