Tag Archives: Ash Wednesday

Matthew 6: 16-18 Exploring Fasting and Righteousness

Matthew 6: 16-18 16 “And whenever you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces so as to show others that they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward. 17 But … Continue reading

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Psalm 51 Seeking the Possibility of Redemption

Psalm 51 <To the leader. A Psalm of David, when the prophet Nathan came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.> 1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy … Continue reading

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Images for Transfiguration Sunday, Ash Wednesday and the First Sunday of Lent

Forgot to get Transfiguration Sunday, this year from Matthew’s Gospel, out so it is a combined post with a lot of images: Transfiguration Sunday The initial reading is Moses being called up the mountain to receive the Ten Commandments, the … Continue reading

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Ashes and Dust

By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread until you return to the ground, four out of it you were taken; you are dust, and to dust you shall return. Genesis 3: 19   The fire of time … Continue reading

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