Ash Wednesday

I remember Ash Wednesdays. Ash Wednesday 2002 when I heard the best homily by Father Rob Marsh, SJ. Ash Wednesday 2005, when I had juuuuust starting dating the man who would become my dear husband. That day, the second reading stood out to me the most: "Behold, now is a very acceptable time;behold, now is …

Happy Lent.

The season of Lent has meant different things to me and my spiritual practice over the years. In my early 20s, I was a serious diligent rule-follower, abstaining from meat on Fridays, fasting on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. It served me. A good friend of mine often says, "Sometimes Lent comes to you." This …