i hate to be yet another blogger with an opinion about britney spears, but here i am. i was never a fan, never thought she was amazing or anything, and over time i have developed a veiw of her that includes words like: skanky, mindless, dumb, trashy, etc. but over the weekend, what with the shaving of the head, i have had to revise that. taking a step back, i have come to think she is a lost girl - with no accountability, no one who tells her the real truth, and no one to trust. i think she must be very lonely, and she has my sympathy. so do her sons. living a life with no meaning or value beyond the next paparazzi picture must be completely debilitating. i still don't think she's particularily talented or amazing, but i am beginning to feel some sympathy.
2 days til lent starts, and i am still torn. i am considering...
a) giving up fiction reading (a huge, huge sacrifice)
b) fasting over lunches & praying for God's direction on the future of my life (i worry about my motives here...i am a murky soul, and i don't want to use lent as a diet, but on the other hand, i really do need a God given vision for my future. sigh)
c) giving up wine (not as much of a sacrifice, really. maybe it's a copout?)
sigh.... i don't know. any opinions?