25 Feb '15, 4am

Is #Lent more than just giving something up? Rachel Evans shares her view point:

Choose to make water your only beverage for 40 Days between February 17 - April 3 to help Blood:Water Mission provide clean water for people in Africa who don't have a choice. Check outForty Days of Water for more info. 2. Eat porridge for a day (or for 40 days!) and host a Broken Bread hunger meal to raise awareness about hunger. 3. Give up eating out for 40 days and donate the money you save to The Christian Women’s Job Corp in Nashville. My sister works full-time for this organization, so I can personally vouch for the fact that the money will be used wisely and lovingly! 4. Do a 40-day purge of all your excess stuff and donate the best of it to Goodwill or a local thrift store that benefits the needy in your community. 5. If you are giving up social networking (like Facebook and Twitter), commit the next 40 days to getting to know your neighbors better and meeting any ...

Full article: http://rachelheldevans.com/blog/40ideas-lent

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