Hold the Fat

Today is Fat Tuesday, the culmination of Mardi Gras. Traditionally, it’s the day that peeps try to gorge themselves on as much fatty, fried and filling food as humanly possible, knowing that Lent is right around the corner.

Unfortunately, many live as if every day is Fat Tuesday — spiritually speaking. They pack as much stuff and pleasure and luxury and comfort into their lives as they possibly can. Then they die.

God has some rather direct words for those who choose that path: