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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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