Lent is the season of the Christian church year from Ash Wednesday to Easter.
To observe Lent some people commit to fasting from certain foods or drink, or giving up certain pleasurable activities or habits during the 40 days before Easter.
Some people choose to do something-a service to others, a meditative or spiritual activity, a repetitive action to remind them of the season.
In this article, Scott Hubbard explains how Protestants first rejected, but now embrace Lent and offers resources on observing Lent in a new way.
Consider the days ahead as an opportunity — as one more path you might walk to focus your scattered attention, warm your heart’s affections, and meet the risen Jesus afresh.Scott Hubbard
Hans Urs von Balthasar, (1905-1988), Swiss Roman Catholic theologian
Resources to help you observe lent
Last year I used this devotional from Alicia Britt Chole ; you may enjoy it too. Here is an affiliate link to the paperback or Kindle versions.
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