Been thinking a lot about Lent and I finally decided that I would give up facebook. It is hard to do as I have used this social network to reconnect with some old friends and keep in touch with family. However, I can use email or pick up the phone if need be. I think I spend way too much time on on facebook, time I could be spending with family, friends and God.
I am also using the Lenten Devotions 2010 by Rev. Dr. Richard E. Rusbuldt. This is a series of scripture readings, reflections and questions which invite a person to journey to Jerusalem with Jesus and the disciples. My goal is to grow in my relationship with and understanding of God by spending time with the Lord.
I've been thinking about my faith recently and realize that it may reflect western values more than God's values. Not sure what to do about this, but wanted to remember the thought.