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40 Days of Lent

In case you haven't heard, today is the first day of lent.  You know, the day after Mardi Gras.  

Anywho I'm pretty excited for one of the things I'm focusing on for lent this year.  I'm going to take one photo a day of something I'm thankful for.  Then at the end, I'll have 40 photos of things I'm thankful for.  I'm already dreaming of how I will scrapbook it when I'm done.

Not only does this project combine many things I enjoy doing, but it focuses on something I know I need to think of more:  how thankful I need to be in my everyday life.  Today I already decided what my photo would be of and then already I have thought of at least 4 other things I could take my photo of.  So many things to be thankful for!

Are you doing/giving up anything for lent?

One of my friends is giving up apps on her phone (only using it for phone calls) after dinner to try and be more present.

I loved my friend's story about a 2nd grader after she explained lent and giving up something.  
The student said, "I'll give up pickles."  
My friend:  Oh, do you really like pickles?
Student:  No, I don't like them at all.
My friend:  Oh.  then she went through the explanation again ;)


  1. Your lent resolution is the best I've heard so far!


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