Here are my suggestions for 2018:
Do you mean to read the Bible and then it often gets pushed down the to do list? Let's make it a priority together during Lent and Easter with The Good Book Club. The Episcopal Church, Forward Movement and over 25 other organizations are reading the Books of Luke and Acts together now through Pentecost. There are lots of resources to help in this. Grow Christians have articles on doing the Good Book Club with kids and teens. I will be reading with my children and hopefully blogging along with the Acts8 Movement Blogforce. They started yesterday so that they can do a full 50 days. Get reading!
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Each year at Lent, people worldwide participate in Lent Madness, the “saintly smackdown” in which 32 saints do battle to win the coveted Golden Halo. Calling itself the world’s most popular online Lenten devotion, Lent Madness brings together cut-throat competition, the lives of the saints, humor, and the chance to see how God works in the lives of women and men across all walks of life. See the 2018 Brackets here. I usually have a low level of participation on this one. I don't do a bracket ahead of time but vote each day on the saint based on the entertaining and persuasive write-ups by the Celebrity Bloggers. I have learned a lot about obscure saints but also many that I did know of but didn't know their complex stories. My favorite way to play is to follow their Facebook page for daily postings of the head to head matchups and who won the day before.
What are you taking on or giving up for Lent this year?