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Ash Wednesday Devo- Heart of Stone

…And thus we rust Life’s iron chain    Degraded and alone: And some men curse, and some men weep,    And some men make no moan: But God’s eternal Laws are kind    And break the heart of stone. ~Oscar Wilde, The Ballad Of Reading Gaol   It snuck up on me.  This day that marks the beginning of the ...

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youthworker movement 40 day photo challenge for Lent

youthworker movement 40 day photo challenge for Lent

  Hey! We promised somewhere a photo challenge for Lent; here it is. We’d love to make this a group project! Please tweet your pics using #YWMoveLent so that we can retweet and centralize the effort. Your friend @ywmovement has just joined Instagram as @ywmovement! We’ll be posting there and linking to ourselves on Twitter at the same time. While ...

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youth and the ash wednesday tradition

As often as I hold up the church year and the seasons it includes, eventually I face the “What do you mean ‘we’re right in the middle of ____’ on the church calendar?” In Lent, it usually happens at the beginning. “What is Ash Wednesday?” Or more to the point, “Why do we put ashes on our foreheads?” I live ...

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Shadows Darkness & Dawn .:. Group Lenten Journey

I was recently given a copy of the UpperRoom’s new Lenten devotional book “Shadows, Darkness, and Dawn.” If you are like me, the daily devotionals usually go about three months then fade away with a new season of the year. So the practice of doing a period devotional piece appeals to me. When looking at this book resource I couldn’t ...

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