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Truth Tuesday [#28]

“Lent is the time for trimming the soul and scrapping the sludge off a life turned slipshod. Lent is about taking stock of time, even religious time. Lent is about exercising the control that enables us to say no to ourselves so that when life turns hard of its own accord we have the stamina to yes to its twists and turns with faith and hope…. Lent is the time to make new efforts to be what we say we want to be.” – Joan Chittister (The Rule of Benedict: Insight for the Ages )

Truth is, the Holy season of Lent starts tomorrow, Ash Wednesday.

I am going to fast from sunrise to sunset, abstain from meat and attend mass in the evening.

Ash Wednesday is a day of fasting (for those between the ages of 18-60) and a day of abstinence from meat (for those 14+)

Lenten practices that I will be participating in:
  1. Attend Mass daily, if possible
  2. Make a good confession
  3. Abstain from meat all Fridays of Lent
  4. Attend the Stations of the Cross




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8 Comments

  • Reply Sofia Lascurain

    Que bueno q me recuerdas!!! Definitivamente un buen momento para reflexionar… se me hace padrísimo que seas tan espiritual!!
    xx s
    http://www.my-philosophie.com

    February 21, 2012 at 7:51 pm
  • Reply If Curves Could Talk (Stefanie)

    I may join you…KEYWORD. MAY lol…I may just gove something up. baby steps….lol

    February 21, 2012 at 9:12 pm
  • Reply Kuki

    Hola Nina, thanks sooo much for stopping by at my blog because otherwise i’d never have found you! your blog is truly very nice, I’ve just had a snoop around. you are beautiful! And I love your Bobi, he reminds me of my Poppy!! 😀

    I don’t eat meat already, so for lent I am going to abstain from bread, something i love.

    Lots of love from your new follower, kuki

    February 22, 2012 at 2:26 am
    • Reply Nina Gonzalez

      awh, thank youuu!!! 🙂 hehehe aren’t cats the best of friends?!

      February 24, 2012 at 7:04 pm
  • Reply ATW

    hi girl, thanks so much for your lovely comment.
    you’re definitely rocking! i love your style and this little edgy cool and dark touch!
    i’m definitely following you now and i’d be more than happy if you followed me back to keep in touch!
    xxx love from london,

    http://pulcinellata.blogspot.com/

    February 22, 2012 at 12:06 pm
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