After a lot of thought, and I think this is about the 10th time that I've re-written THIS blog. I've been trying to find the right words to say. but I keep coming back to a few simple words. (STOP. PREPARE, GET CLOSER TO GOD)
I'm talking about lent.
Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of Lent, which within the liturgical church calendar marks the beginning of forty days to prepare for Easter.
Forty days to focus on growing close(r) to God
Forty days to prepare our hearts for Jesus' death on the cross.
Forty days to consider our sin.
Forty days to stop, prepare, and get closer with God.
So let's do just do that.
get closer to God.
Prepare for Easter.
That's it... Simple. It's the season of preparation. Let's prepare our hearts and draw near to our God.
By praying, spending time with God, and really consider everything that Jesus wen