Ash Wednesday

We only live, only suspire
Consumed by either fire or fire.
---T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding

1 comment:

  1. Fortunately I was able to keep my Lenten vows and did not attend ashen worship. We had been assured (ash-sured) all ashes used would be from a fire set before the service to the palms spread before Jesus as he entered Jerusalem. Hmmm, sort of rubbing our noses in it, eh?