Tag: lent

You Don’t Look like a Christian

It’s Ash Wednesday. And likely that you’ve seen some folks around town who appear unhygienic but in reality have had ashes imposed on their foreheads to signify the beginning of Lent- the 40 days leading up to Easter.   A friend recently commented to me- “If I saw you in a crowded restaurant I wouldn’t guess you were a Christian.… Read more →

circle of protection

This Lent, I chose to participate in World Vision’s Relentless Act:s of sacrifice campaign.  As a protestant, I have occasionally participated in Lent because frankly, everything in my life revolves around me, my comfort and my goals.  Lent is a time to sacrifice a creature comfort for the sake of refocusing attention on what I choose to fill my life with… Read more →