First Sunday of Lent is hidden?

Hidden Mickey by jeff noel
Hidden Mickey at Virginia Falls in Glacier National Park. The purpose of Lent is often hidden too.

Yesterday was the first Sunday of Lent. Lent is really designed to give every Christian 40 days to prepare for the magnificence of the Holy Resurrection.

Does anyone know why “giving something up” for Lent became a thing?

Guessing the discomfort of abstaining from a comfortable habit is a sufficient trigger to remind yourself it is the Lenten season. Or maybe it has to do with Jesus not eating for 40 days – the suffering. Maybe it’s the discomfort suffering.

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Published by jeff noel

Internet's only five-a-day blogger, leaving a trail for our son (15). This is about putting the spirit of Love at the center of your life. It may be God, Allah, Mohammed, Buddha, Yahweh, etc. For me, it's Jesus.