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When Praises Turn to Ashes

by James N. Watkins

Posted: February 26, 2020

Reflecting on the beginning of Lent…

Many churches burn the branches from Palm Sunday of the previous year to use for the current year’s Ash Wednesday. (Ash Wednesday initiates Lent, which is a time of preparation for Easter.)

Do you ever feel your praises have turned to ashes? Once you were shouting “Hallelujah” for his blessings in your life and now you’re sifting through smoldering dreams, plans and relationships.

Watch my encouraging video or read the text version.

But wait, there’s more: a whole Easter basket filled with hope and humor: Lent and Easter cartoons, a free 40-day devotion, humor and more!

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Jim Watkins is a humorist, author, and speaker who says of himself that he "loves God, his family, writing, speaking and Chinese food—in that order"

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Posted: February 26, 2020

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