Probably many of us can relate to that sentiment! But let’s not forget, Lent isn’t just about giving things up. It’s about allowing God into the space in our lives they leave behind.
Many people are discovering wonderful uses for the enforced extra time indoors – from clobbering clutter to learning languages. But for us Christians, let it also be an opportunity to enter more deeply into the solitude of the desert, which Lent always invites us to experience.
Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving are the three hallmarks of Lent, and perhaps it’s worth thinking about how this situation enables us to put them into practice in a new and deeper way?