Thoughts on Ash Wednesday 2015

Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, symbolizing the beginning of Lent 40 days leading to Passover, the crucifixion of Christ and His rise from the dead (easter).  The length of 40 days was chosen to commemorate Christ's 40 days in the wilderness before beginning his public ministry, as described in Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Since I didn't grow up Catholic, I [...]