As we enter into the season of Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday in a little over a week, all Christians must think seriously about the challenge that Jesus put before us. Penitence is about turning away from one's past sins, then turning in a fresh direction. The Greek word for "turning" in the Gospels is metanoia, which means -- quite literally -- going beyond one's past thinking, opening up to the wider mind of God and the possibilities for redemption. [Source]
Russia's prison service has said Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny is in "generally good health" after the activist's team expressed concern about his physical condition and said they were denied access to see him.