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The Spiritual Significance of Lent

Lent is the time for trimming the soul and scrapping the sludge off a life turned slipshod. Lent is about taking stock of time, even religious time. Lent is about exercising the control that enables us to say no to ourselves so that when life turns hard of its own accord, we have the stamina to yes to its twists and turns with faith and hope. Lent is the time to make new efforts to be what we say we want to be. ~Joan D. Chittister What Is the Significance of Lent? Lent is a period instituted by the Catholic Christian Church that begins on Ash Wednesday and extends until Easter. For those of Christian faith, it represents a period of spiritual reflection and purification. Lent is the time of introspection, vigilance, confrontation with our fears, limiting beliefs and fears so that we can transmute them. Lent is also the time that the Spiritual Plan allows spirits that have not yet reached evolution to be closer to Earth’s orbit. So, watch your thoughts and do not get caught up in the depressive egregore and or problems that some people project onto others these days. For 40 days, Jesus fasted and alone also confronted his lower self and his ego. In the Bible, it is written that in this period when Jesus was alone fasting, the “devil” introduced himself and said: “If you are the Son of God, turn these stones into bread.” We understand that the personification of the devil only persists for those who believe in the limit of the ego. With this explanation, it is possible to understand that we have several energies in our minds and that the rational mind is ruled by the power of the ego. We are also influenced by the power of our various...

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