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Ash Wednesday is here again, folks. Time for crosses on your forehead, a steep drop in chocolate sales, and reflection. Barbara Brown Taylor writes that when choosing a Lenten devotion, we ought to give up something we use as “anesthesia” against our stress, dissatisfaction, or pain. Pope Francis invited his flock into an attitude of self-denial and solidarity with the poor this year. For the next forty days (plus Sundays), I’m going to try to do both.

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