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Lent is a time of Fasting and Feasting Fast from judging others; Feast on Christ dwelling in them. Fast from fear of illness; Feast on the healing power of God. Fast from words that pollute; Feast on speech that purifies. Fast from discontent; Feast on gratitude. Fast from anger; Feast on patience. Fast from pessimism; Feast on optimism. Fast from negatives; Feast on alternatives. Fast from bitterness; Feast on forgiveness. Fast from self-concern; Feast on compassion. Fast from suspicion; Feast on truth. Fast from gossip; Feast on purposeful silence. Fast from problems that overwhelm; Feast on prayer that sustains. Fast from worry; Feast on faith

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The Lenten Tree of Fasting and Feasting Where our children reveal how they choose to share the Light of Christ during Lent. Pray for our children as they make hard choices during Lent.

1. Pray daily for the members of your family. 2. Do not whine. 3. Thank someone every day in Lent: ex. postman, doctor, teacher, parents. 4. Collect the mail from the mailbox. 5. Feed your pet. 6. Set the table. 7. Place dishes in dishwasher. 8. Unload the dishwasher. 9. Hang up your clothes. 10. Tidy your bedroom. 11. Pick up and put away toys. 12. Say prayers daily at bedtime. 13. Tell someone you love them. 14. Write a letter, or draw a picture. Send it to your grandparents. 15. Complete your homework.


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