Today is Ash Wednesday. Forty days before Easter. The date of Ash Wednesday in any year is found by subtracting 40 days from Easter, which is the first Sunday after the first full moon after the Spring Equinox.

The Anchoress has quite a few lenten links, I’ll send you to the first one, she has further links from there.

Her first post is So, What are you Reading for Lent?

I think that I will read Rick Warren’s The Purpose-Driven Life. It seems to be made for Lent. Forty chapters, to be read one-each-day.

Update: The American Princess links to an excellent post Explaining Lent.

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