Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Contemplating Lent

Ash Wednesday is upon us.

It is not for lack of thought that I am still undecided in what to give up...

But for lack of desire in giving it up.

Sorrowing I shall be in spirit,
Till released from flesh and sin,
Yet from what I do inherit,
Here Thy praises I'll begin;
Here I raise my Ebenezer,
Here by Thy great help I’ve come;
And I hope, by Thy good pleasure,
Safely to arrive at home.

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