It’s a season, an experience
Not a concept
Not a guilt wallow
or a pre-party
or a test of resolve for chocolate lovers.
Lent is not a time to sharpen the weapons of blame.
Doesn’t Lent have something
to offer everyone?
The most-devout Christian,
people disillusioned and alienated by institutional wrong,
travelers on other paths?
Anytime we reckon with opportunities
with our whole heart
who God created us to be,
a life of loving God and neighbor,
the reality that we cannot do it ourselves,
We’re living out Lent.
Lent can be for everyone.