Why Are Dust and Ashes Proud?
“Why are dust and ashes proud? Even during life man’s body decays … a king today – tomorrow he is dead,” writes Sirach (Sirach 10:9). Welcome to Lent, the first step to a profound life in the spirit.
Scriptures remind us we are first “spirit”. According to St. Paul, we are “spirit, soul, and body” (1 Thessalonians 5:23). Jesus tells the woman at the well, “God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in Spirit and truth,” (John 4:24).
We Are Dust and Unto Dust We Shall Return
Science tell us when we remove the water from a human body, all