I am thrilled that my friend Jill Hoven hosted me as a guest post writer for her blog Follow His Footprints this week.
Do you sacrifice anything for the Lenten season?
I grew up in a tradition of observing Lent as a time of sober contemplation and confession. Yet I didn’t grow up in a tradition of fasting at any time, Lent included.
This year is the first time I’ve given up something for Lent. While writing my new book, The Fruitful Life, in February, the Holy Spirit convicted me when I wrote the chapter on self-control. He showed me my all-out addiction to sweets and how it blocks my spiritual growth. He encouraged me to give sugar up this Lenten season so I could experience new blessings.
On Ash Wednesday, I began my sugar-free journey. It’s been a week now as of this writing, and here are five lessons I’ve gained by fasting for spiritual wellness.
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