Did you choose a specific virtue to cultivate for a New Years'
resolution? Try making a concrete step in that direction a focus for
Lent, which starts tomorrow.
In January, I wrote how I was working on trust this year. I've been practicing trusting God when I sin,
following the example of St. Therese. It's becoming routine. I can't
tell you how much freer I feel. When I have a bad day of yelling at my
kids or otherwise being selfish, I no longer beat myself (figuratively
speaking) over it. I trust God to take care of it, and even to bless me
(not because of my sin, but because of my trust). My faith is stronger