From Dust to Renewal: Reflections on Ash Wednesday and the Lenten Season

This morning, I attended the St. James Catholic Church in Osu, Accra for the Ash Wednesday Service, where I received ashes on my forehead with the priest saying, “Remember from dust you came, and to dust you shall return.” This very humbling reminder of my mortality reiterates the need for me to turn away from my sins, especially the ones that so easily beset me, and trust completely in the Lord with my all. The ashes, which will remain on my forehead throughout the day, symbolise my willingness to acknowledge my faults and seek forgiveness, whilst serving as a public declaration of my faith in God, and a commitment to live a more righteous life.

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Lent of Love

I encourage you this Lent season to be loving in your fasting, praying and giving. Let the world see that God lives in us and therefore love lives in us; for love is of God. #Lent2018

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Lent 2017 – Day One

Good morning! It’s #AshWednesday! As we begin the Lenten season, let’s wait for the Lord to renew our strength and build our faith. Waiting for God requires bravery and courage, because during the waiting period, our faith is tested and made stronger. But, when we patiently wait for the Lord to move, He moves and […]

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