21/3/2014 Day 16 of Lenten Challenge

Today we will be reflecting on ‘A special Lenten fast’.

A special Lenten fast

Give up harsh words:

Use generous ones.

Give up unhappiness:

Take up gratitude.

Give up anger:

Take up gentleness and patience.

Give up pessimism:

Take up hope and optimism

Give up worrying:

Take up trust in God.

Give up complaining:

Value what you have.

Give up stress:

Take up prayer.

Give up judging others:

Discover Jesus within them

Give up sorrow and bitterness:

Fill your heart with joy.

Give up selfishness:

Take up compassion for others

Give up being unforgiving:

Learn reconciliation

Give up words:

Fill yourself with silence, and listen to others.

Anonymous, Latin America

 

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