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Paige Courtney

A Season of Healing

Black History Month is always bittersweet for me. I appreciate the opportunity to amplify black voices and the unique contributions black Americans have made to our country. However, as a speaker and writer, I can't help but wish that everyone was just as excited to learn Black History from March through December as well.

This year I believe Lent provides the perfect opportunity to remedy this problem. If we make anti-racism part of our Lenten prayer routine we will be praying for healing in our country from the end of February through the beginning of April. And truly every meaningful Lent begins with a practice that should be more integrated throughout our entire lives. To that end I would like to share a meditation I wrote in my prayerbook entitled Sacred Remedy