Ash Wednesday and National Repentance: A Year Later
As I prepare for Ash Wednesday service this year, I re-read again my Ash Wednesday blog from last year. Even though COVID-19 had yet to affect my life in the American Midwest, re-reading last year's blog, I can almost feel its coming pall cast over the year ahead.
I want to share this post with you again, and then hear anew the call to repentance after a year of pandemic.
This Lent, may God wipe every tear from your eye, remind you that eternal life dwells next to painful death, and that the God we worship always hears even our penitential cry.
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