Lent is more than just doing. The doing is just the first step in what Lent is really about which is the change. And the season of Lent is calling us to tear open our hearts to change. These “everyday” acts are the springboard to get us to the real part, to the rendering our hearts, to the change of heart, which Lent is all about. Let’s not just fall into the same old habits and check off our to do list and think we got Lent under control. Let’s really enter into the season and realize that the prayer, the fasting and the giving, are the key, so to speak, to open up what Lent’s really all about. Which is changing my heart.
What Lent is Really All About