Ash Wednesday

We intentionally step onto this Lenten path hoping to grow in our love of God, love of each other, and love for our own precious, flawed selves. Recognizing that life is fleeting should only cause us to love more fiercely, more deeply and without reservation.  Gracious God, it is hard to think that we will die someday. We dream, make plans, and talk about what we’ll do in the near future. We don’t ...

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There Is Something We Can Do

The message of Ash Wednesday has never been so painfully illustrated as it was yesterday. When clergy talk of facing our own mortality on the first day of Lent, we are generally speaking metaphorically, but for parents and students in Parkland, Florida, it was tragically literal. Every time another school or mass shooting occurs in our country, an Onion article entitled 'No Way to Prevent This' Says the Only Nation where ...

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Ash Wednesday Message

Ash Wednesday Message   All this pain I wonder if I’ll ever find my way I wonder if my life could really change at all Ashes are pretty easy to come by. Not just the ones that mark our foreheads today. The ashes that are left in the rubble of hopes dashed, dreams trampled, loves lost and challenges failed. If we’ve lived any time at all, our lives are full of dust and ashes. There are ...

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