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Lenten Journey

Giving up God for Lent

Martin Poole | Posted 05.21.2014 | Religion
Martin Poole

We need to be clear that there is a difference between loss and abstinence. I choose to abstain for a purpose, but loss may be imposed on me by circumstance.

Forty Days in an Orange Jumpsuit: A Lawyer/Pastor Wears Prison Garb for Lent

Jeanne Bishop | Posted 05.10.2014 | Religion
Jeanne Bishop

Our faith is done a disservice by ministers who seek to have the most, rather than seek out those with the least. Kent's act does what ministry should: challenge, inform and enliven our faith lives.

Reimagining Lent By Rethinking Repentance

John Thatamanil | Posted 05.02.2013 | Religion
John Thatamanil

Might Lent be reimagined as a season of joy? Yes, but only if we rethink "sin" and "repentance."

Wilderness Survival: The Clock Is Ticking

Rob Lee | Posted 04.26.2013 | Religion
Rob Lee

As a person of faith, I think I get a little tired of waiting. I think we'd all be OK with Christmas without Advent, Easter without Lent. Where's the fun in that, though?

Taking Up The Cross Of Awareness: A Lenten Journey Of Transformation

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 05.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

While I've been on a conscious journey of transformation for nearly 40 years, I've never framed it as my "journey to the cross." But that's only because my orientation has not been framed in Biblical terms.

Lenten Journey

Father Alberto Cutié | Posted 05.12.2012 | Religion
Father Alberto Cutié

I am convinced that when Lent moves from just "giving up" or fasting to "feasting" on good habits, the transformation can be truly amazing!

40 Days Of Lent - Join The HuffPost Community

Posted 02.23.2012 | Religion

The 40 days of Lent that lead to Easter are the most sacred and spiritually powerful in the Christian calendar. From the Ash Wednesday reminder to 'r...