We’re thinking about Lent and want to use this forum to share some of the great advice we find. Today’s comes from Kendra at the Catholic All Year blog where you’ll find a helpful list of ways to improve your spiritual life, with each suggestion offering a beginner, intermediate, and advanced level. You may also appreciate her family’s view of Lent as an increased focus on God rather than simply pushing through a list of resolutions. Click over here to learn more.
OUTSIDE THE BOX: 66 THINGS TO GIVE UP OR TAKE UP FOR LENT (IN BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE, AND ADVANCED)In our house, we now view Lent as a time to try adding or taking away things from our personal and family lives to see if we are improved. We make it a time, not of suffering (necessarily) but rather of increased focus on God and others and decreased focus on self and personal comfort. I have found that I can take up or give up just about anything, no matter how big or small, and use it as a reminder to pray more and love more. With that in mind, here are 66 ideas of things to consider giving up or taking up, in beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels, for beginning, intermediate, and advanced Lents.