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wearing forgiveness like a crown

Our crown of thorns that we began at the start of Lent 
turned into a crown of glory this morning for Easter!! 

Every Easter with this tradition, the words from the song
"At the Foot of the Cross" come to mind: 
Trade these ashes in for beauty
And wear forgiveness like a crown
Coming to kiss the feet of mercy
I lay every burden down at the foot of the cross












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