Sometimes God's quiet whisper is loud and urgent.
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Lent is meant to be much more than a muscle contest for the will. Rather, through fasting and focus, Lent helps us to enter into close communion with Jesus as we ponder our sinfulness and the grace coming at Calvary. Many evangelicals are rediscovering the spiritual richness of this ancient tradition.
My most radical Lent
Every year for as long as I can remember, I've given up something for Lent. As a child, I routinely surrendered chocolate, and many years I've given up sweets all together. I thought last year was the hardest ever. I gave up caffeine and candy.
Lent is meant to be much more than a muscle contest for the will. Rather, through fasting and focus, Lent helps us to enter into close communion with Jesus as we ponder our sinfulness and the grace coming at Calvary.