ASH WEDNESDAY: Remember, Man, That You Are Dust


Remember, man, that you are dust, and unto dust you shall return. –Genesis 3:19Yeah, right. You know, in your heart of hearts, that that means everyone else but you—don’t you? It’s the human condition. We give lip service to our mortality, joking about it at the water cooler with a wry smile—but we live as though there were no tomorrow, and no end of tomorrows. It seems that many of us don’t REALLY believe that one day we will be gone, and the earth will continue on its axis as though noth … [Read more...]