I'm failing miserably at Lent! Everything I had planned to give up mysteriously creeped back into my daily routine.
What happened? I don't know. Bad habits die hard and they die even harder when fighting the forces of evil. My tights and cape have lost their super powers and all those bracelets I own that begin with "T" and "P" don't work like Wonder Woman's bracelets! I've become a mere mortal Catholic. Who knew?
It's sad though. I made promises to God not to eat certain things and not to do certain things and I just went ahead and did those very things.
Not shopping online should have been fairly easy and giving up sweets should have been a no-brainer, yet I was doing both within days of Ash Wednesday.
I'm going to take a leap of faith and presume I'm not the only one who's broken their Lenten promises. At least I hope not, but that would only give me an excuse and a crutch to prop myself up. Lent is far from over and I can still take a shot at my feeble attempts to get ready for Easter.
So tell me in the comment box: Are you sailing through Lent without a care in the world with no slip ups? Or are you struggling over the most mundane thing you planned to give up and it just never happened?
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