Lent is upon us tomorrow. The forty days of Lent remind us of Jesus’ forty days in the wilderness. For Jesus, those forty days were a time to re-align himself with why God had given him life: to claim the right purpose, the right power, the right voice God had given him. He was in the desert to be purged of anything in the world that tempted him to stray from his reason for being.
-Br. Curtis Almquist, SSJE