Thursday, February 15, 2018

Lent asks us to travel to a new world. Asceticism is what gets us there.

Lent asks us to travel to a new world. Asceticism is what gets us there.



London’s Kings Cross Station boasts the most famous train platform in the world. Most of us first heard of it when mean old Uncle Vernon asked Harry Potter, “Where is this school anyway?”
“I don’t know,” said Harry, realizing this for the first time. He pulled the ticket Hagrid had given him out of his pocket.
“I just take the train from platform nine and three-quarters at eleven o’clock,” he read.
His aunt and uncle stared.
“Platform what?
“Nine and three-quarters
“Don’t talk rubbish,” said Uncle Vernon. “There is no platform nine and three-quarters.”
“It’s on my ticket.”

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