Daily Devotional

Reconnecting with Christ


I am thankful for the season of Lent. Why? A few years ago, I found something that, over time, I had lost. I found Jesus Christ.

One Sunday before Ash Wednesday, our pastor challenged us to prayerfully search from within how to observe Lent. He wanted us to understand this time of reflection, penitence, and fasting on a personal level. He explained that penitence is often practiced through fasting or self-denial. I decided to deny myself “my time” — time after breakfast that usually consisted of watching a movie, playing computer games, or taking an after-breakfast nap. I replaced ...

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