Letting Go & Letting Come: An Ash Wednesday Litany

This year I created a litany for our Ash Wednesday gathering at MCC. I felt compelled to do this, because many of the confessions that are available (to my knowledge) tend to be anti-human. They play into a negative and unhelpful theology that says being human is a bad thing. Yet, in the scriptures, God … Continue reading Letting Go & Letting Come: An Ash Wednesday Litany

ashes to ashes, dust to dust…

Today is Ash Wednesday... ...the first day of the Lenten season... ...the first step on a journey through death into life... ...the beginning of the end for sin, brokenness, and shame. Today, many of us will receive the imposition of ashes--a sign of our frailty and trespasses, but also a sign of repentance and return … Continue reading ashes to ashes, dust to dust…