March 1, 2017 was Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer and it runs until the Thursday before Easter Sunday. This 40 day period of fasting Christians remember the time Jesus spent in the wilderness of the desert fasting. During this time many individuals tend to fast and give up activities as a sign of respect and admiration for Jesus Christ or things that tend to take their focus off of Christ. This year why not try something different? Instead of giving up something give something. Instead join 40 days of....
You get the idea. Not only would it benefit you, but we help others as well. What a great way to share and spread God's love. Are you celebrating Lent? How do you feel about it?