Many people look at Lent as a season of punishment, denial, etc. (add your own negative words as a description). I say that Lent offers me an opportunity to grow closer to Jesus. I find that to be a very good thing! When I embrace Lent for all that it has to offer, I achieve the following:
- A new perspective on what I need to do to walk the journey Christ asks me to walk.
- The advantage of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, where I receive a clean soul, united to Christ.
- More time spent with Jesus, one-on-one, through visits to the Blessed Sacrament. It is here that He works on my soul, in the hospital of sinners.
- Increased insight to Continue reading