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Lent

A man with a cross of ashes on his forehead

In the Christian tradition, Lent is a forty-day period before Easter.  (Sundays are skipped in counting the forty days, because Sundays commemorate the Resurrection.)

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of Lent, which is intended to be a time of self-denial, moderation, fasting, and the forsaking of sinful activities and habits.

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  • Opportunities to Say Yes (Braver/Wiser)
    by Nathan Ryan
    Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Choice, Christianity, Direct Experience, Humanism, Power, Privilege, Relationships, Spiritual Practice, Transformation, Unitarian Universalism
  • Singing Out for Love's Return (Braver/Wiser)
    by Jake Morrill
    Tagged as: 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Animals, Christianity, Direct Experience, Earth-Centered, God, Imagination, Love, Nature, Presence, Sacred, Searching, Unitarian Universalism