Welcome to Friday Favorites. February 26 was Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. So today, we wanted to offer you some posts and poems for this stark yet beautiful season.
Blessings on your Lenten journey.
Strengthening Those Breathing Muscles via Christine Sine (breath prayers and meditations — a good preparation and practice for Lent)
Lent: A Primer via Sandra Glahn (learn about the history of Lent, as well as suggestions and practices for keeping this liturgical season)
Lent via Image Journal (a collection of poems, essays, short stories, and visual art for the Lenten season)
That “Strange Season” of Lent via Erin Wasinger (learn what Madeleine L’Engle had to say about this “strange season”)
Ash Wednesday with St. Anne via Jessica Mesman (a story of Ash Wednesday, saints, and coming home)
penitents and elements via Julia Walsh (an Ash Wednesday poem)