Photo from Journey with Jesus
I learned in a recent sermon that the opposite of a Feast day in the church is a Fast day. Those of us observing Ash Wednesday as the beginning of Lent today are definitely in the Fasting mode, but in the spirit of "Rend your hearts, and not your garments," the Wednesday round-up proceeds!
First of all - please keep Lorna and her family in your prayers. They are having a crisis and need our support.
On the thankstivings front, Katherine (KEWP) at Any Day a Beautiful Change is a mamma of a week old baby girl! Go over and greet the beauteous little Juliette!
Gallycat is back, hooray! She has a new blog home, so update your friend lists! She is now at http://gallycat.wordpress.com/ And check out her recent post on change, and redeeming it!
Leah Sophia ("in Rainland," as she says) submits two new graphic designs based on passages from Isaiah: sing, heavens; shout earth from Isaiah 44:23
and streams in the desert from Isaiah 35:6-7
Christine at the Abbey of the Arts invites us to another Poetry Party! I'm on my way!
Jeff at POC has a Big Serious Lenten Blogging Experiment going on. Add this to your Favorites!
Sally has a YouTube video to share: What would you say to the Grey Man? She is also tired of defending her call on the basis of gender...can we get a witness? (And the people said, AMEN!)
Reverendmother (with another beauteous little one in arms) wants to know your tips for organizing your life and ministry! Check her out here.
And you, what are you doing, praying, writing today? What is your Lenten observance, or is there one? Share in the comments, and if you link to your post we will be sure to come and visit you!
To do so, use the following formulation:
<a href="the url of your blog post goes here">what you want the link to say goes here</a>
Don't forget you can email your submissions for upcoming festivals to firstname.lastname@example.org