Ash Wednesday

I boiled my life down

to the purest extract

and watched it dry

and flake away

—Timothy P. Schilling



About the Author

Timothy P. Schilling, studied theology at the Catholic University of Leuven and earned a doctorate in practical theology at the Catholic Theological University of Utrecht. Since 2003 he has served on the staff of the Center for Parish Spirituality, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.