Wednesday, February 14, 2018 is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.
Lent is a time of penitence and preparation for Easter, the most important day of the Christian year—the day that brought us redemption and eternal life.
Every day during Lent, I will post a short devotional. You can download a free PDF that includes all the devotions from Ash Wednesday through Easter or read them daily on my blog.
Each year I follow a plan of Scripture reading during Lent. I journal a few thoughts and a prayer. The devotions I’m posting this year are my personal meditations from last year. I pray they are meaningful to you and help you to prepare to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord.
ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who hatest nothing that thou hast made, and dost forgive the sins of all those who are penitent; Create and make in us new and contrite hearts, that we, worthily lamenting our sins and acknowledging our wretchedness, may obtain of thee, the God of all mercy, perfect remission and forgiveness; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. ~ Collect for Lent, 1928 Book of Common Prayer