Mark Roberts, over at BeliefNet, asks “How Lent Can Make a Difference in Your Relationship to God.”
Creedal Christian provides a thought by Rabbi Simcha Bunim to begin our Ash Wednesday reflections in preparation for Lent.
The blog Timotheos Prologizes presents a collect and a picture of the priest burning palm fronds to prepare the ashes.
First Things has reprinted an article from Richard John Neuhaus on Ash Wednesday, exploring why so many non-pious and non-Christian people are attracted to the imposition of ashes.
David Mills describes why Lenten disciplines are so important to the Christian life.