Thank you for this reflection; I am anxiously awaiting your book's publication. Your thoughts remind me of re-examined Christian observance of Lent, that it is primarily for spiritual centering. Fasting from all that is negative and pulls away from right relationship with God, and Feasting on all that is positive and draws closer to God. A renewed consciousness of the seven (at least) deadly sins, and a renewed partaking of the Fruits of the Spirit. "Blessed are . . . " May we continue to find our spiritual core and be able to embrace one another. Here's to interfaith dialog.
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