The days of giving up chocolate, alcohol, or some other pleasure simply because the church says so are long gone. I’ve come to think of “Lent” not as a church-prescribed season, but rather a six-week time of self-improvement. … More Is Lent Still Relevant in the 21st Century?
Lent is a practice, not a season, and not a time to simply give up chocolate for the glory of God. … More Lent is a Practice, Not a Season