Tag Archives: Lent

Observing Lent — Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Lent, a 40-day period of repentance and reflection that many Christians observe before Easter. (source) This video is a great “highlights reel” that explains Lent in about 2 minutes:  

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Setting Goals For March

I am trying to get into a habit of setting goals each month, although I need to keep them simple so I don’t get overwhelmed. I already am finding that taking the time to set a few goals, write them … Continue reading

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Can I Give Up Meat For Lent?

Two weeks from today is Mardi Gras, which means that it’s almost time for Ash Wednesday and the season of Lent.   I don’t usually give up anything for Lent. Instead, I try to focus on doing things that draw … 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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Celebrating Easter

Happy Easter! This has been quite a Lenten season–one that makes me think of the warning Be careful what you wish for. I started off Lent the same way I usually do, attending Ash Wednesday service with the best of … Continue reading

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