[To use the image “Blessing the Dust,” please visit this page at janrichardsonimages.com. Ash Wednesday marks the first day of the 40 days of Lent, a six-week period (excluding Sundays) dedicated to prayer, fasting, and reflection in preparation for the great celebration of Christ’s Paschal Mystery in the Easter Triduum. “Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return. Sending many blessings for this Ash Wednesday and beyond. Blessing the Dust – A Blessing for Ash Wednesday (by Jan Richardson) All those days you felt like dust, like dirt, as if all you had to do was turn your face toward the wind and be scattered to the four corners. Lenten blessings to you, Janet.

Ash Wednesday Blessings Ash Wednesday is full of joy...The source of all sorrow is the illusion that of ourselves we are anything but dust.

Ash Wednesday At the beginning of Lent, on Ash Wednesday, ashes are blessed during Mass, after the homily. Thank you for this poem that reminds me and renews me in my journey with Spirit, breath, Ruah that is in the dust and whirls all around me, and within me. Nevertheless, the liturgy of Ash Wednesday is not focussed on the sinfulness of the penitent but on the mercy of God. The blessed ashes are then "imposed" on the faithful as a … For other reflections, blessings, and art for Ash Wednesday, also see my posts The Memory of Ashes, Upon the Ashes (which features the indomitable Sojourner Truth), The Artful Ashes, and Ash Wednesday, Almost. or swept away by the smallest breath as insubstantial – did you not know what the Holy One can do with dust?

The blessing and distribution of ashes on Ash Wednesday normally takes place during the celebration of Mass. Genesis 3:19”― Bible. Janet Archer Says: February 9, 2016 at 2:50 PM | Reply. May you have a wondrous season ahead. Ash Wednesday is a penitent service that uses ash to mark the sign of the cross on the believer’s forehead, symbolizing our sinful nature and need for salvation. Ash Wednesday is the Best Way to Begin the Lenten Season. Oh, what God can do with dust!

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