Tag: ash wednesday

Ash Wednesday – A Time to Forgive

“In our society, forgiveness is often seen as weakness. People who forgive those who have hurt them or their family are made to look as if they really don’t care about their loved ones. But forgiveness is tremendous strength. It is the action of… Continue Reading “Ash Wednesday – A Time to Forgive”

Wednesday of Hope – Ash Wednesday

On this Ash Wednesday, what more can we hope to be than this? Strive to be uncynical, to be a hope-giving force, to be a steward of substance. – Maria Popova

Ash Wednesday

In today’s first reading from Joel we are asked, Even now, says our God, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, weeping, and mourning. There are many more ways to fast that could actually be more meaningful that limiting our consumption of… Continue Reading “Ash Wednesday”

The Poetry Nook – for Lent

Poetry, art and music have the ability to open our hearts in a special way. This Lent I will be posting a poem that may help our Lenten reflections. Most of the poems can be found on the website: Education for Justice, http://www.educationforjustice.org. For… Continue Reading “The Poetry Nook – for Lent”