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An annual season of fasting and penitence in preparation for Easter, beginning on Ash Wednesdayand lasting 40 weekdays to Easter, observed by Roman Catholic, Anglican, and certain other churches.

Lent, in Christian tradition, is the period of the liturgical year leading up to Easter. The traditional purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer — through prayer, penitence, almsgiving and self-denial — for the annual commemoration … see full wiki

Tags: Religion, Christianity, Easter, Season, Fasting
2 reviews about Lent
review by . February 25, 2010
A time of year to evalute our life.
The English word "Lent" derives from the Germanic word for "springtime".  For those of us who call ourselves Christians the season of Lent is a time for renewal and new life as well as a time to do some much needed spring cleaning and soul searching.  It is a unique opportunity to take a kind of spiritual inventory and to clean out those things that we feel only clutter our lives and get in the way of our relationship with God.  Recall …
Quick Tip by . June 13, 2010
Insight comes from observation of the self in relation to the Universe and while redemption and transcendence are necessary to the progression of the human spirit, religion is not.
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