Margaret Moran


Color Used In Lent


Color of pain and
Suffering also royalty
Awakens new hope

Submitted: Saturday, March 08, 2014
Edited: Monday, March 10, 2014

Topic of this poem: purple


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The colors used in the Lenten Liturgy remind us of the pain and suffering of Jesus leading up to the Crucifixion, suffering humanity, and the pain and suffering of sin in the world. Purple is also the color of royalty. So we can anticipate the coming Resurrection and the hope of newness.

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