Lent Starts Tomorrow

Lent starts tomorrow. Are you ready? This year, instead of giving up something, I have decided to “take on”, if you will, things to strengthen me spiritually. There is always something new to learn or relearn about God, Christianity and the Catholic Church. Besides, I’m already giving up most of the foods I love to lose weight and become healthier. If I gave up the foods I’m eating now, well that would not be much of a sacrifice. I also thought about giving up social media. Considering I have been avoiding social media, due to the smear campaigns of the…

They Over Did it With Black Friday

They Over Did it With Black Friday It seems to me that Black Friday started on Halloween this year. I was watching TV on the night of Halloween when I saw a Black Friday car commercial. Which doesn’t make sense since Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving not the day after Halloween. Ever since Halloween, more and more Black Friday savings commercials and advertisements have been popping up. I think by selling the term “Black Friday” instead of the actual day, retailers have lost the original intention of Black Friday and turned it into an everyday term like sale,…