165. It started with gratitude for my husband's kindness. It kept my mind thinking about it all day.
166. A text message from a long-time friend to have dinner - which we did - such a treat.
167. The beginning of Lent, the reading reminds me about aligning myself with God's purpose in the world. For Lent, I am giving up expressing my opinions. What I think has absolutely no ability to change life or give dignity. What I do and what I allow God to do through me - now, that has power.
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, DO: and the God of peace shall be with you. Phil. 4:8-9 NIV
Question: Do you observe Lent? How does it shape your thinking? Your actions?