Wednesday, February 21, 2007

What to give up?

So, Lent is upon us once again. What to give up in order to remember once again the sacrifice of the cross is quite a tough decision. And that's before we get to the abstinance part.

Serlf-sacrifice or abstinance are a tad unusual in this day and age with few people actually practicing. I have just been to a service to mark the start of this six week period with 9 people including vicar, organist and reader. Even in the church, this is an unpopular time.

I have gone for that age-old favourite of giving chocolate a miss for a few weeks; tougher today as it is our main snack. I have also decided to do something positive and each day get in contact with a friend, showing them friendship and love,

In that spirit,


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