Ash Wednesday

Musings of Jonty

Here is the day of the year where you will get to see black or grey smudges of ashes on people of both young and old. It denotes The ASH WEDNESDAY, marking the inception of season of Lent, the season of penance and reflection to prepare for the Easter.

Well in these days the believers fast or renounce any habits and prepare for the Easter. Now a days announcing about the habits that we renounce and about the fasting has become an ostentatious thing.

Loads of jokes about Ash Wednesday have started trending in Twitter & Facebook already.

“Start of the Lent and I renounce the habit of doing my homework”.

“Bye Friends & Facebook. See you on Easter.”

Is Lent really about ostentatious announcements of fasting and other renouncing of habits? That’s a serious issue.

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I would advise to refer Mathews 6 th  Chapter to know what Bible…

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