Lent must be real. It must change you. It is a battle. The liturgy and the Holy Spirit prepare us and guide us, just as the Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert, he drives us deeper into self-mastery and conversion.
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There are three traditional practices that aid us in our Lenten journey: prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. These help us overcome the temptations and weakness of pride, lust and greed.