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Blog Archives: February 2011

Pride be Damned

February 27, 2011
Ash Wednesday is a week away, and thus begins a new season of Lent. I love Lent, and it is not because I am melancholy with a penchant for the macabre. I am actually a naturally upbeat person. Rather, I love Lent because it is a season where I am able to focus acutely on my need for God.  Lent is the season of preparation observed through repentance leading up to Easter, the church’s Sunday of Sundays, and what follows, the Season of Resurrection. Repentance is literally, an about face, the turning from certain attitudes and actions, a turn ...