Here’s a wonderful post with ideas on Lent.
On Lent Eve (AKA Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras) I ate pancakes and decided my Lenten plan. . . . . And I wrote about the following: . . . . . When I wake up on Resurrection Sunday morning, how will I be different? What am I preparing for? (Question by Rachel Held Evans.)
I dabble in Lent. For the past 8 years I’ve done various things: given something up (social media, unnecessary spending), added something (usually a spiritual discipline), donated (money and items) to a good cause, and prayed more. I’m not of a liturgical bent, so I don’t really know what I am doing.
I never did well at fasting. I never spent extra time in confession. And come to think of it, many of my other attempts were also lame.
But I did these things to prepare myself for Easter. And while they were done imperfectly…
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