Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent in the Christian faith

Christians may give up foods or habits during Lent as a form of fasting; some may find other ways to observe the season

man standing in front of a cross with one arm raised

 

Lent is the season of the Christian church year from Ash Wednesday to Easter.

 

To observe Lent some people commit to fasting or to giving up certain types of luxury during Lent .

In this article, Scott Hubbard explains how Protestants first rejected, but now embrace Lent and offers resources on observing Lent in a new way.

HOW TO PREPARE AHEAD FOR EASTER

to the cross that the christian is challenged to follow his master. quote Hans Urs Von Balthasar
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Hans Urs von Balthasar, (born August 12, 1905, Lucerne, Switzerland—died June 26, 1988, Basel), Swiss Roman Catholic theologian

 

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FAITH HOPE LOVE in block letters
Faith ,Hope ,and Love

 

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Author: Aletha Cress Oglesby, M.D.

I am a family physician who loves to write about the HEART of HEALTH. On my blog, Watercress Words, I inform and inspire us in healthy living. My ideas come from my training, experiences, medical practice, personal life, and medicine in the media. There's always something new and interesting to explore in the world of health and medicine.

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