Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent for Western Christians. Lent is the 40 days that lead up to Easter. During this time Christians have engaged in a number of practices designed to prepare themselves for Easter. Often it is a season marked by fasting. We will be fasting together in March (more details to come), but for now, here is a visual meditation on Isaiah 58, in which God describes the kind of fast he prefers.