“Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the Lord your God …”
—Joel 2:13, from the first reading for Ash Wednesday

Are the ashes on my forehead today just going to be for show, or will I let the repentance they represent reach deeper? Will I let my own brokenness, and the brokenness of the world, turn my heart back to God?

Take a look at this 2-minute YouTube intro to Ash Wednesday and Lent from Busted Halo, and their Fast Pray Give Lenten calendar.