Posted: 21 Mar 2014 @ 00:21
Jane Christmas felt called to be a nun. But she
had not reckoned on her trial period falling in Lent
LIKE most people, Lent, for me, was a time of resolutions. Make
that second chances, because, like most people, my New Year's
resolutions sputtered to failure by mid-January.
Lent was the reset button: the opportunity to make good on my
failure by upping the ante with a few extra promises - usually to
forgo chocolate and wine for 40 days and nights. I would gird my
flabby self-control, and remind myself that God made me a type-A
personality, and then I would storm into Lent as if it ...
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