Giving Back This Lent

11. March 2014 Lent 0
During the season of Lent, I usually think about what I’m going to give up for the 40 days leading up to Easter. But on Ash Wednesday, a friend of mine suggested doing something different for Lent — giving back. The idea made sense to me. Jesus paid the ultimate sacrifice for me on Good ...

Lent and Sacrifice

26. February 2013 Lent 0
Have you ever stopped to think, “What a blessing to live in a country where abstention from meat for a day is a sacrifice rather than the norm!” Here in the U.S., the modest Lenten requirements can feel painful to our bodies, conditioned as we are to instant gratification of every minor craving. Yet, I’ve ...