Observing Lent with Three Monkeys: Nagging Silence and Idle Talk

This silence nags at me; it leaves me alone with my own sinfulness, weakness, brokenness, frailty. The outward attempt at silence does not give peace or quiet. It reveals the incessant inward chatter–my own idle words by which I’ll be judged. Is this what it means that I will be judged “with the judgement I … More Observing Lent with Three Monkeys: Nagging Silence and Idle Talk

Observing Lent with Three Monkeys: Introduction.

This year for lent I have cut out the purposeful listening to and watching world news and events in any form. This doesn’t mean I am closing my eyes to everything–I see headlines and read the occasional news story (particularly about suffering Christians in other countries)–but I turned off all the chatter, the pundit, the … More Observing Lent with Three Monkeys: Introduction.