today is the start of the season of Lent,
a time of prayer, fasting, alms giving, and works of love
in a effort to grow closer to
No, I haven't forgotten that this is a blog about beads.
I really haven't.
Today is the day that you will see people with ashes on their foreheads
in the shape of a cross.
When the priest or minister puts ashes on the forehead of the person, he says,
"Remember, you are dust, and to dust you shall return."
This is just to remind us that our bodies are not eternal,
but our souls are.
So, as I walk my journey through this lenten season,
I want to let you know,
that I you are in my thoughts and prayers.