Lent Means What?

By Barbara Rainey | February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

So what’s with Lent? Why do people fast and smudge ashes on their heads? For starters, Lent simply means the lengthening of days. Where we live it is light in the evening an extra 30 minutes already. A change that has happened since the earth began but still seems remarkable to me. But the ashes […]

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Lent … in January?

By Barbara Rainey | January 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

It might boggle the mind a bit to know the holiday season I’m already looking forward to this year is Lent. I know, I know. Isn’t Lent the season for Mardi Gras, which has never made sense to me, or Fat Tuesday which is also an odd occasion.  And then your calendar marks Ash Wednesday […]

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