Would anyone like to share what they have given up and how your personal penances have contributed to a deeper and more intimate union with Our Blessed Lord? Any challenges? Anything?
I was doing well for about the first 5 days, then went off the rails badly. Trying to get back on track now.
“Though the just fall seven times, they rise again.” Proverbs 24:16
I gave up alcohol for lent. I was doing well until the noreaster hit - twice. That would make anyone drink! I’m back on track now. Sometimes I think God sends terrible weather my way just to tempt me. Guess I failed.
I love the avatar!
As a Parish and Diocese we have been doing prayer and Penance and alms giving for all those in the situation we find ourselves in atm.
There are a couple of huge challenges as a community.
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