Skipping Chocolate for Lent? How’s that Going for You?

I was never very successful as a kid whenever I attempted to give something up for Lent. Neither my family nor my church emphasized it as an important part of my faith, so I usually started with some good intentions and gave it up a few days later.

If this sounds like you or someone you know, you might like to read my post on the Christian Children’s Author website. I write about a new way to think about Lent this year–more of a giving in than a giving up. It’s more meaningful to me, and maybe it will be to you, too. Part of a life-long journey re-orienting our lives toward Jesus.

You can find it here:

Thank you for reading! Do you recognize Lent? Please share your thoughts in the comments on the Christian Children’s Author site, or here.


About Sonja Anderson

I write novels and short stories for children, and occasionally a book or article for adults, too. I grew up in Ohio, and I have lived in Chicago, Connecticut, Boston, Tokyo, and Seattle. The beautiful Pacific Northwest inspires me every day.
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