Good Morning and Happy Ash Wednesday!
Did everyone enjoy their Fat Tuesday? I know I did, although it was unintentional. I left work a bit late yesterday and had to rush to school leaving me no time to get lunch. I had some cookies in my bag and that is what I ate. After class I was developing a pretty blinding headache and knew it was because I needed to eat. As luck would have it, I left class late as well and ended up get McDonalds- it was the closest thing besides A&W and In & Out, which had a huge line. I felt gross afterward but my headache calmed down so I could drive the hour+ home.
Today the plan is to go to work, go to church, and run a few errands before making fudge and doing homework. Later tonight Joe and I have to go to Sport Chalet to get things for our fishing trip this weekend! We have been looking forward to it for a while now and couldn’t be more excited!
Lent is upon us and as a Catholic I am participating. Even if you aren’t Catholic, I encourage you to do something extra or give something up for the next 40 days, it is for such a good reason and you always feel a sense of accomplishment afterward.
Most people can’t stick to a very strict regimen, so I would advise you to choose something attainable but something that makes a difference in your life. For example, don’t give up coffee if you only drink it once or twice a week. It should be something that will challenge you. On the other hand, don’t give up everything “bad” you eat, that is too hard and will set you up to fail.
I usually try to give up some sort of sweets or swearing or in one case, eating ice. This year I plan to do something instead of giving something up. Not only do I plan to go to church EVERY Sunday, but I vow to be active 5 days a week. Joe has said he will try to be active with me, as much as he can with work.
Another idea I have is to post each week what lent is about and to try and share my faith with you all a bit more.
***PS this is not meant to box anyone out, become a place of ridicule, or to impose any values on anyone. My attempts are to help me in my own journey and to give you all something to read and a way to connect to me!
Question: What are you doing for Lent?