"Shrive: to confess and receive absolution".

Pancake day, and the shops have been full of lemons and ready batter, sugar and nutella. There's great excitement in the schools where pancakes will be served today.

But maybe today is a day to do some real, personal work. To shrive on shrove tuesday. No priest or confession box required. Just a deep entry into the heart, and finding that absolution within. No religion. Just the depths of the heart.