Tagged: lent

Woodstoves and Ash Wednesday

By Christie Purifoy Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Every winter I walk a circle. It begins at the woodstove in my kitchen where I will cram one more hardwood log into the fiery...

The Benefits of Dust

By Deborah Watson Dust gets a bad rap. We chase it out of our homes, or we think we should. So why a meditation on the benefits of dust? Even in the Bible, of...

Why I Go to Confession

By Allison Duncan The week before Easter, I go to confession with a whole two pages’ worth of sins I’ve been collecting throughout Lent. Pastor Beverly welcomes me into her office, and together we...