I have been trying a new Lenten practice this year. Entering into Lent, I decided that I would write a letter of appreciation to a different person each day. In preparation I created a list of likely recipients and I thought I would just go down the list one-by-one. Like most best laid plans, this one has gone awry - but in a wonderfully unexpected way.
We are now into our fourth week of Lent. How is your Lenten practice going? Have you given up anything? Or added anything? I found this video and really loved his assertion that Lent is about preparing for the resurrection, and not about adding to our scarcity midsets.
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My entry into Lent was a bumpy one. We found out last week that one of our cars needs major repair work, and we have been trying to decide whether to cut our losses and sell the car or spend a minor fortune to fix it. This has added a layer of stress to our already fast-paced lives with two teenagers.