Synopses & Reviews
This volume rebuffs the notion that Lent is simply a time to "give up" something enjoyable. Instead it shows that Lent can be a time to identify obstacles between oneself and God, and to clear those obstacles away through activities and reflection.
To many, Lent is simply a time to "give up" the something that they enjoy. They see it as a seemingly long purposeless time of self-denial. But