And now resounding through the turbid earth The solemn call to keep a holy Lent Would lift our eyes from things of little worth And bid us find in Jesus true content. As Spirit hovered over formless void Dispelling chaos by the Word decreed, He clears the wilderness that sin destroyed; He fills our emptiness with all we ever need. Beauty for ashes and love to conquer fear, The disciplines of Lent teach us to comprehend That all else fades when Jesus is what we hold dear. We throw off worldly weights in order to ascend. The Lenten Call, Teresa Roberts Johnson A Look Ahead:Read More →