by Vernon Khelawan
In just a few hours many Trinidadians and Tobagonians will succumb to the gay abandon that is our Carnival—a time of the year when people take the opportunity to “free up”. But this freeing up gives rise to all sorts of near nakedness, lascivious behaviour and vulgarity.
Having said that, we must look forward to the usually self-imposed austerity of the Lenten Season, when people are supposed to quietly pay greater attention to God’s word—a time of true repentance and prayer. So let’s talk prayer and forgiveness.