Bread for the Soul

This column was the featured column on UPI’s Religion and Spirituality forum on March 12, 2007.

During Lent this year, I’ve decided to learn how to make bread.

Although I’ve always been comfortable in the kitchen, good bread is something that continues to elude me, and I suspect this is because I have always lacked the kind of patience required to allow the dough to rise without interfering with the work of the yeast.

This is a problem that goes beyond bread making. Continue reading