Looking for something to do for Lent?
How about ten little things per day?!
One of my favorite activities to do with our Prayer Buddies (Lower School students) is to create sacrifice beads. It's cheap and easy, and it is loaded with spiritual truth. United with Christ's suffering, our sacrifices on earth help bring in the Kingdom. It is at the core of Christianity: suffering is redemptive.
So during this season of Lent we practice love the way Christ witnessed to it: willing the good of another as other. For forty days we go out into the desert in solidarity with Him, denying our desires in an effort to strengthen our spirits. This Lent, in the spirit of St. Therese do little things, ten sacrifices per day.
Here's a link to instructions on how to make them. Now let's GO! (It's two-thirds of GOd :-) Put the sacrifice beads on your key chain and you too can do little things with great love. Bring on the Kingdom!