What We Miss When We “Don’t Do Lent”

About a week before Ash Wednesday, some friends of mine began having a discussion on social media about giving things up for Lent. A few people threw out ideas for the kinds of things they might give up, and a couple of other people said they didn’t plan to give anything up at all. A […]


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It’s a little ironic, isn’t it? Lent is perhaps the most public time of fasting of the year. I know that I have often used the question “Are you giving anything up for Lent?” as a prideful way of ensuring that I in turn will be asked – thereby allowing me to show off my […]

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