What better way to enter into this penitential season than to comb through our newest list of Lenten resources – along with taking a peek at our previous lists dating back to 2013? … Continue readingThe 2019 Handy Dandy List of Lenten Resources
God’s perfect original plan did not include all of this suffering. In the same way, His original plan did not include sending His Son to suffer and die. Temptation and human weakness altered His perfect plan, but He reached down with the gift of meritorious suffering to give us a second chance. … Continue readingUniting to Christ’s Life-Giving Suffering
My nine year old daughter spent the last week asking me what I thought she should give up for Lent. No doubt she was trying to come up with the absolute perfect Lenten sacrifice. She is just like her mother. As a melancholic perfectionist, I’m … Continue readingDone is Better than Perfect
How is your Lent going? Mine, as usual, is … well – its LENT! So, of course, many of my good intentions have been thrown into disarray with all kinds of emergencies, trips to the ER and all that lovely stuff that comes with parenting … Continue readingSeven Quick Takes; Lent – take two!
This Lent has been a particularly fruitful time for me. I cannot remember another one in recent memory when I have remained so focused on what the season is all about. Throughout the years, I have noticed the different personas of the Lenten figure. I … Continue readingI give up!