Tag Archives: Ash Wednesday

…going deeper…

It’s Ash Wednesday… and so Lent begins.  Last year @ Roses in the Rubble we started out by opening our hearts to be embraced by God (click here to check out how) then moved into the desert to see how … Continue reading

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wide embraces vs. hidey faces

It’s Ash Wednesday.  And so Lent begins… Ashes. Fasting. Prayer. Repentance. Giving up stuff. Doing more spiritual stuff.   40 days may seem like a long time until we celebrate Easter (especially if it’s life without chocolate ’til then!) Sometimes we … Continue reading

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ASH WEDNESDAY: fasting, ashes … & joy?

Virginia, the blogger, really debated about pulling this Lent-post-a-day gig again this year (seems like i’m always tired!) but here we are.  It’s Ash Wednesday (& your humble blogger has almost recovered from her chocolate hangover!  almost…) Ashes.  Fasting. Giving … Continue reading

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…Friday in Lent: Pope John Paul II (wise words from…)

“The fruit of a courageous ascetical journey can only be a greater openness to the needs of our neighbor.  Those who love the Lord cannot close their eyes to individuals and people who are tried by suffering and poverty.  After … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday & a Lent Challenge….

Lent is here ALREADY… time to put away those chocolates (while recuperating from Chocolate Hangovers), turn off the TV, hide the coffee beans, sweets & whatever else we’ve decided to Give Up for Lent… My list is the same – … Continue reading

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