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This month’s activity at is titled, appropriately enough, “Lent Doesn’t Have to be Hard.”

Lent doesn’t have to be hard.

Or that’s what I like to think.

Why, then, do I feel so overwhelmed when I’m faced with all the ideas out there? Why do I catch myself hiding from the inevitability of sharing Lent with my family?

In addition to my thoughts on Lent, you’ll see my “plan” for using the three pillars of Lent with my family. It’s only a blueprint, but at least I’ve thought about it before Ash Wednesday. Now, to get my oldest on board and to really figure out how to implement it, along with my Lenten reading