Tag Archives: Ash Wednesday

Giggles of a Cutie

I didn’t mean to get him in trouble But I couldn’t help playing peek-a-boo with the cutie in front of me squirming in his father’s arms at Ash Wednesday service we’re supposed to be solemn But I made him giggle … Continue reading

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Ash and Sackcloth

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. It is somber holiday when we are called to consider our sinful nature and our need for a savior. As a result, it tends not to be the most popular of holidays, … Continue reading

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Journey of Lent – A Poem

Lord of all creation wandered in the wilderness 40 days of hunger and temptation Eternal life set aside for just a time so that it might be ever available to His beloved Name above all names sacrificed for you, for … Continue reading

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Sharing Day by Day

With the approach of Lent, I’ve been pondering whether I would give something up this year or add a daily habit as I have done in the past. I thought about blogging every day for Lent, like I did in … Continue reading

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Mad Is Easier than Sad

As we enter the Lenten season, and I ponder the sins I struggle with, a thought occurred to me that encapsulates my struggle: mad is easier than sad. In other words, when someone hurts me and I feel sad, it … Continue reading

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To Repent in Ashes and Sackcloth

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of Lent. If you are interested in the history of Ash Wednesday, check out the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church website. The focus of Lent is often on giving up something, … Continue reading

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The Beginning and End of Discipline

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, which is a period of 40 days (not counting Sundays) until Easter. Traditionally, Christians (as least in the liturgical denominations) have given up something for Lent in order to participate in and … Continue reading

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