The Fatherhood Chronicles XCVI

Lenten Trials and Testings

It is often remarked that Lent is a time of the year when the testings and trials of those participating in Lent increase, precisely because they are giving more attention to prayer, abstention from certain foods and fasting, and almsgiving–all the things the devil hates. These testings are sometimes external, with various circumstances occurring to try the Christian’s faith, and sometimes internal, as various passions long ignored are brought to the fore to be dealt with, and sometimes, oftentimes a mix of both.

The Healy’s began their Lenten trial a day early as we learned Saturday evening that our lease would not be renewed. There are other things that go with that, meaning some major changes in less than sixty days as we are to vacate the apartment by 30 April.
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