We are starting off our Lent Devotional for Women with a sort of challenge. Do not be fooled! It seems way to easy to be a Lent challenge. It might be simple, but simple isn’t always easy. As we journey through our devotions for Lent together, we’ll have more of these holy ordinary challenges.
Welcome to the Lent Devotional for Women, daily devotions for Lent series of posts. Today is Ash Wednesday, let me introduce the motto I’ve chosen for this series of devotions–Nothing Except for Today. It’s a quote from Therese the Little Flower and just because it sounds simple doesn’t mean it’s easy.
We’re still in the ‘Pre-Lent” stages and that means even more preparation. But we’re not talking about the preparing that involves buying all the things–not matter how good or spiritual. We’re choosing this Lent to prepare with less things so we can be more present.
Let’s talk about being a Simon of Cyrene for today in someone’s life. If you remember, he is the man forced into helping Jesus carry His cross. We can do the same for our brothers and sisters–only it may look like a meal, a prayer, or a listening ear. It’s easier than you think..
A totally free Lent Devotional for Women that has a ‘materials needed’ list of three items: Bible, cheap spiral, and random pen from the bottom of your purse. Don’t enter Lent already feeling like a spiritually washed up failure. We’re keeping it simple and we’re sticking together this Lent.