Monthly Archives: March 2011

I thought lint was what I found in my pockets?

So yesterday was Ash Wednesday and thousands, actually, probably millions of people got ashes rubbed on their foreheads in the shape of a cross.  I was never raised to be big on symbolistic rituals but last year was the first year I participated in the whole event.  Some say it’s too churchy, but I’d disagree.  I find lent to be a lot like New Years in that you find something in your life and replace it with something else.  There are no negative aspects of lent so what can one have to hold against it?
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