Sunday, February 22, 2015

Sunday Thoughts: Lent

My favorite insight about Lent came from a total stranger.

Someone had offered him cookies, and he said, "No thank you--I gave up sweets for Lent.  So I'll just say, 'Thank you, Jesus.'"

Lent is also, of course, about disciplining the will.  But in addition, if every time I do my Lenten penance, I remember and am grateful for the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross, then it will be a fruitful Lent.

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