How Does Ash Wednesday Relate to Our Work? Part 3

February 12, 2016By Mark D. Roberts

Today is the last of three devotions that respond to the question: How does Ash Wednesday relate to our work? Though the official recognition of Ash Wednesday happened two days ago, the fact of our mortality – the central meaning of the holiday – remains. We may not have ashes on our foreheads today, but we are still made from dust, and to dust we will return.

How Does Ash Wednesday Relate to Our Work? Part 1

February 10, 2016By Mark D. Roberts

Ash Wednesday reminded me – and still reminds me – that death is one of the great “levelers” in our world. No matter how powerful or wealthy you might be, no matter how influential your leadership, you will die, just like every other human being.