Why I'm Participating in Lent

Lent imitates the 40 day fast of Jesus in the wilderness where I learn to say no to my appetite for food or to be in the know on social media. With the body of Jesus, we willingly make ourselves weak so that we learn in a concrete way that we are not satisfied by bread alone but by the word of God, Jesus. In this, the Spirit of Jesus enables us to see and live into a reality that wasn’t accessible to us before.

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