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Ashes Again

Reposted from RevGalBlogPals Friday Prayer: I saw the wildfires, Lord. The flames licking at houses, scorching trees. The stuff of homes and families and memories… GONE. I am undone. The raging power of the flames scared me, their passion was so all-consuming. but unlike…

Remember you are Dust…

One day can be a lot like another… But today, at the end of the day, I changed one role for the other. I stepped out of my chaplain role and donned my pastor’s robe and stole, and assisted in leading the Ash Wednesday…

Dirty Hands

Several years ago in┬ámy first year of chaplaincy I learned that there’s a little technique involved in imposing ashes. (Maybe you went to “ashes imposing class” in seminary — we didn’t have that class.) I also learned that the ashes grind into my skin….

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