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When Does Lent End?

Lent is officially over on Holy Thursday (April 17), marking an end to weeks of abstinence from vices like rich food. The traditional period of 40 days marks the 40 years the Israelites spent wanderin...
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Life Hacks Are Just the Worst

If one more good-natured yogi, lifestyle guru or hipster hack attack tells me to drink more warm water and lemon or take time to stretch I'm honestly gonna cry. The only thing life hacks have given me is a huge list of shit I'm so aware that I'm not doing. I don't stretch every morning.

Why I'm Not Eating Food For 40 Days

On Wednesday, March 5, at about 12:40 a.m. I ate 7 delicious samosas. I haven't had a bite since. I have taken on the seemingly crazy goal of fasting from solid food for the 40 days of Lent. While Lent is definitely a time for quiet reflection and thankfulness, more importantly, it is a time of training.
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Things To Give Up For Lent

It's that time again! Lent begins on March 5 (Ash Wednesday). It's an approximately six-week period in which Christians give up something, usually rich food, to show penitence for the death of Jesus...