LENT LIKE NEVER BEFORE

It’s that time of the year again… #grace #lent #dugfromarchieve  *wink*

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“Remember that you’re dust ,and to dust you shall return” (Genesis 3:19),the priest had said to me, and to other lay faithfuls who had queued at the foot of the alter to receive ashes on their foreheads. “What a phrase…?”,i had thought,presumably a popular one,yet embodies often neglected truth and significance. The fact that we are sojourners on this planet earth is an indisputable fact which needs more emphasis else we would be distracted by the fleeting pleasures of this very earth.   Man, a three-part-being is made up of a spirit and a soul,both living in a body. So when the body(e.i dust) expires,it returns back to the earth,while the spirit and the soul return to God. Hence a solemn call to utmost humility,repentance,restitution and ultimately salvation is paramount in the life of every Christian.

Just a week ago,precisely,on Wednesday,the 10th of February,2016;the Church (Catholic) all over the world commemorated the Ash Wednesday(neither a…

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