40 Days of Something

Many people use the season of Lent to focus on one particular spiritual discipline. Maybe these three ideas and experiences can inspire you.

Join one family that journaled their gratitude for 40 days.

What might happen if you read the entire Bible in 40 days like Margaret? (The link includes a plan.)

Or, be challenged by Pope Francis to fast from something other than chocolate this season.


Lenten Devotionals

Today marks the beginning of the season of Lent, the 40 days of preparation leading up to Easter. In case you are looking for a way to focus your spiritual life during this season, we’ve got a few items for you to consider.

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Here are 40 ideas on how to mark the season.

Have children? This site has resources to help you celebrate and grow as a family.

Finally, it’s worth taking a moment to read “Not Your Typical Ash Wednesday.”

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Lenten Devotionals and Prayer Guides

Even though the Christian season of Lent started last week, it isn’t too late to get into a spiritual practice of devotions and prayer. In case you are still looking for a guide, here are a few.

From The High Calling, “Knowing Jesus Better.”

From Church of the Servant in Grand Rapids, MI, “The Journey to Jerusalem.”

From The Gospel Coalition, “Journey to the Cross.”

From the Calvin Institute for Christian Worship, “Prayers for Lent.”

May the Lord Bless and Keep you as you seek him.