The season of Lent has begun, journey on! Lent is often described as a time of preparation and an opportunity to go deeper with God. This means that it’s a time for personal reflection that prepares people’s hearts and minds for Good Friday and Easter.
During Lent, Christians usually do three things to prepare: pray, fast, and give. In prayer, we focus on our need for forgiveness and the need to forgive others, in fasting we give something up as a way to express our total dependence on Christ, and in giving we express our gratitude for all that God has given us; “freely we have received, freely we give.”