A personal devotion that has helped me have fail-free Lents and grow in relationship with Jesus.
What to sacrifice for Lent? I’ve tried giving up all the standard things. Chocolate, caffeine, Facebook…
But I always worry my sacrifices aren’t good enough. So, as Lent approaches, I choose harder and harder sacrifices until suddenly, I’ve picked an acceptably “impossible” penance.
Because there’s nothing quite like “failing Lent,” right? Needless to say, I’ve never cold-turkeyed something for Lent and stuck with it the whole 40 days. Continue reading