Commentary: Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday denotes the beginning of Lent. Among the Christians marking --and marked by -- the day is commentator Lauren Winner. She says that walking around all day with ashes on your head is a form of evangelism. This commentary is adapted from Lauren Winner's book, Girl Meets God.

Commentary: Ash Wednesday

Commentary: Ash Wednesday

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Ash Wednesday denotes the beginning of Lent. Among the Christians marking —and marked by — the day is commentator Lauren Winner. She says that walking around all day with ashes on your head is a form of evangelism. This commentary is adapted from Lauren Winner's book, Girl Meets God.