Why Non-Christians Should Observe Lent

As any student knows, we are now approaching the hardest part of the year—that miserable limbo between winter and spring. Work and school become drudgeries, the weather is neither warm nor cold, and ground is covered in half-melted ice and snow.
The feeling is peculiar—a kind of suffocating lethargy that is unique to February and March. The human race (in northern regions, anyway) seems to think in unison, “We’ve had enough of this damned winter. Just get it over with already.”
But that’s not it. A certain group of people have even another “misery” added to their late winter: liturgical Christians. Yes, Read More

Source: Return of Kings

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