Stark picture of how we need to die to bring forth new life, and bare ourselves of all that keeps us preoccupied and distracted and apart from being fully Christ's.
For gracious and merciful is he,
slow to anger, rich in kindness,
and relenting in punishment.
RaTerra's birthday 2 years ago with grandma Anna... today we celebrated the Ash Wednesday Mass at school for her... who would have known that 2 years later it would be Ash Wednesday mass for her!