Today is Ash Wednesday. It is a day of holy contemplation and reflection. Traditionally, Ash Wednesday is a time when … Continue reading Entering Lent Grieving
I remember the first time I saw someone wearing ashes on their forehead. I was sitting in my high school … Continue reading Why I Love Ash Wednesday
Today is Ash Wednesday. It is a day that we remember our morality and our need of God in all things. It also marks the beginning of Lent, which is the season that prepares us for the celebration of Easter.
More than that, however, Lent prepares us to receive the Good News of Christ’s love. One of the ways that we prepare ourselves for Lent is by getting our hearts ready through the spiritual practice of fasting. In fasting, we are giving up something that has control over our lives in order to grow closer to God. Continue reading “Why We Fast at Lent”
In between coughing fits and bits of exhaustion, yesterday afternoon, I was able to watch one of my favorite movies … Continue reading Sunday’s Sermon: Will You Listen to Him?