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Old 02-21-2007, 06:13 PM   #1
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Default The Power of Death-- Ash Wednesday Reflections

ash wednesday is a reminder of our mortality. the prayer during the imposition of ashes on one's forehead is:

remember you are dust and to dust you shall return

it speaks of the need of a change of heart and mind today because of our inherent weakness as human beings

does our u.s. society/culture "fear" death?

how does ash wednesday and/or our mortality speak to you?
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