Thursday, February 23, 2017
I have decided to give up Bread for Lent this year. I am one of those people who truly could eat bread as my only food. I love it that much!! So it will take some real effort on my part to decline it for 40 days. And while giving up one thing, I am going to also do something positive. I will write out a note or card each day and mail them to friends and family to encourage them. One of my Catholic cousins told me that their priest asked them to not only give up something put to use the Lenten Season to make a difference in some way. The choice was up to them as to how to put this in practice. My cousin and his wife made the decision to attend early Mass and pray for others each day of Lent. Now they live in the Chicago area so getting up in the extreme cold and getting to church at 6 am every morning took a lot of self discipline as well. I find it very interesting how God speaks to all His children in different ways. I do think all these things build our spiritual muscles. I don't know about you but I need this...i can get pretty flabby.
I saw this cute photo on FB...
Off to have lunch with the Besties at Panera today.( Gotta get that bread while I can!!) Grandpa is babysitting Elliott. I hope those boys behave while I am gone!!