Lia Claire Scholl

Rogue Reverend

Tag: Ash Wednesday

18 February, 2015

Lent 2015—Day 1

It’s Ash Wednesday. It’s the day that we remember that we all come from dust and to dust we will return. How do you want to spend the time you have left? Do you want to spend it fighting the dust bunnies in your home? Do you want to spend it reading Facebook posts? Or […]

5 March, 2014

Ash Wednesday Sermon

Create in me a clean heart. That’s what we sing. Create in me a clean heart. While the words may be new to you, that’s what the Psalmist cried out. Create in me a clean heart. And that’s what I want… A clean heart. A heart that does not harbor resentments. A heart that does […]

23 February, 2012

Excerpt from Ash Wednesday service

Is there anything in your life that is holding you back? Keeping you stuck? Somehow keeping you from being exactly the person you want to be? Maybe it’s hurt. Maybe it’s grief. Maybe it’s anger. I keep thinking about this thing like a fist-sized place in the center of our bodies. It’s a spot that, […]

25 February, 2009

Getting Rid of God: Ash Wednesday

II Corinthians 5:20 “We entreat you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.” Within each of us are contradictions. We are both afraid and hopeful about the future. We are both angry and happy at the state of the world. We are both hungry and sated each day. We listen to our hearts and […]

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