Tag Archives: Ash Wednesday

A Different Way Of Fasting For Lent

We are one week into Lent, the 40-day period of repentance and reflection that many Christians observe before Easter. I did not write about Ash Wednesday this year, but I did revisit my previous Ash Wednesday posts and re-watched the … Continue reading

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Observing Lent Triumphantly

Lent is supposed to be a season of self-denial and repentance, so why do I look forward to Ash Wednesday so much? Why is the Ash Wednesday liturgy my favorite service in the Episcopalian Book of Common Prayer? I think … Continue reading

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Observing Ash Wednesday Without Judgment

Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Lent, which is a 40-day period of repentance and reflection that many Christians observe before Easter. (source) My faith practice focuses on God’s love and grace more than our sin and … Continue reading

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How Can I Pray For You?

Have you heard about “Ashes To Go”? On Ash Wednesday, some churches took the ashes to the streets, offering ashes to people outside subway stations, Starbucks, and other busy public places. Personally, I would miss the Ash Wednesday liturgy that … Continue reading

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~Ash Wednesday~

Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Lent, a 40-day period of repentence and reflection that many Christians observe before Easter. (source) Although Ash Wednesday is a solemn holy day in the church calendar, it is not all … Continue reading

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