A Subversive Ash Wednesday

Bishop Stacy F. Sauls writes, for The Huffington Post, about reclaiming Ash Wednesday.  He writes: "What if instead of fasting from hamburgers and chocolate, we instead took up a fast from injustice? What if instead of giving up worldly pleasures, we gave up oppression? Wouldn’t we end up actually happier? What if instead of being unhappy, we proclaimed freedom and liberty from what binds us? Wouldn’t we end up actually happier?  What if instead of denying ourselves nourishment, we shared our bread with the hungry?"  March 6, 2014.   Read more.