Today, I thought I’d share three of my favorite books to read during Lent. They couldn’t be any more different—a collection of essays, historical fiction, and a children’s book—but I think they are perfect companions to this time of year.
As I mentioned yesterday, I need Lent. I know that Lent can be a touchy subject–it’s not a part of all faith communities, and people often see it as going against the grace and forgiveness we’re supposed to cling to as Christians. Lent can be polarizing, really. I don’t have an answer for why this… Read More On my heart during Lent
A few weeks ago, I mentioned that I was contemplating a Daniel Fast. I decided to start one on Ash Wednesday and continue it for 21 days (it ends March 25). I thought about blogging about this experience, but I wasn’t sure how to do that. As excited as I am about this fast, and… Read More Preparing for a Daniel Fast
It’s been an interesting couple of weeks. By “interesting,” I mean overscheduled, tiring, tedious, and not super-fulfilling, with weather that cannot seem to make up its mind. This plus some work-related anxiety has added up to be one of those times in life that cannot pass quickly enough. And here I am, trying to practice… Read More On Lent