40 Days to a new you
Ash Wednesday, begins a forty-day period in the church which we call Lent. Like many followers of Jesus, I have the black cross made with ashes on my forehead.
Before starting his public ministry and just after his baptism by John the Baptist in the River Jordan, Jesus was “led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. He fasted forty days and forty nights.” (Matthew 4:1…