Wednesday, March 9, 2011

ASH WEDNESDAY: REPENT AND BELIEVE THE GOOD NEWS!!

CHRIS STOVER BROWN AND LARRY GLICK,
MEMBERS OF CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN,
WHOOPING IT UP FOR LENT
PHOTO: EDDIE EDMONDS

Fast, pray, give alms--so not my first impulse, any of them. And that is why I need a good seven-plus weeks of intense practice each year.

“Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return,” the priest will say today, as he makes the sign of the cross in ashes on our foreheads.

“We do not draw people to Christ by loudly discrediting what they believe, by telling them how wrong they are and how right we are, but by showing them a light that is so lovely that they want with all their hearts to know the source of it.”

--Madeleine L’Engle


3 comments:

  1. repent and believe in jesus christ who has come to this earth as emmanuel.
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