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October 20th, 2014
I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. — Martha Washington


Today, try to think of the positive side of everything that happens, whether it seems good or bad at the time.

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March 31st, 2014

FAST from buying bottled water this week.
PRAY for the people who depend on God’s oceans and waterways for their livelihoods.
GIVE — tighten leaky faucets and pipes in your house or apartment.…

March 30th, 2014

FAST — from lustful thoughts today.
PRAY for people to have deeper and more meaningful connections with one another.
GIVE all people you encounter today respect by treating them like they are blessings from God.…

March 29th, 2014

FAST from dwelling on things that make you upset (yes, this includes stalking your ex on social media).
PRAY for those who suffer from depression and loneliness.
GIVE joy to someone who needs it by smiling at every single person you encounter today — whether you know them or not.…

March 27th, 2014

FAST from asking for things. Depend on the people around you for what you need.
PRAY to see yourself as God sees you.
GIVE — send three unexpected thank you notes.…

March 26th, 2014

FAST from complaining.
PRAY to see God in all things today.
GIVE away five things that you don’t need.…

March 25th, 2014

FAST from making a big deal out of something that is not.
PRAY today for others’ needs and concerns instead of your own.
GIVE extra appreciation to someone who serves you today.…

March 24th, 2014

FAST from being too hard on yourself today.
PRAY for God to show you how to forgive yourself.
GIVE $10 or more to Busted Halo where we provide a daily boost for your spiritual journey.…

March 23rd, 2014

FAST from gossip and gossipy media.
PRAY for the people you have gossiped about.
GIVE — volunteer at your church. Sign up to be a greeter, lector, teacher, coffee hour, nursery duty, food pantry, etc.…

March 22nd, 2014

FAST from using plastic bags when you shop this weekend and other materials that are bad for the environment.
PRAY for all of God’s interconnected creation today.
GIVE — go through your trash and make sure you are recycling everything you can today.…

March 21st, 2014

FAST from eating desserts, donuts, and playing Candy Crush. And remember, no meat!
PRAY before every meal today — thanking God for the people who grew, prepared, and served your food.
GIVE the Busted Halo FAST PRAY GIVE Calendar to your friends, family, and loved ones by e-mailing the link and/or sharing it on social media: www.bustedhalo.com/lent.…

March 20th, 2014

FAST from caring what others think of you today.
PRAY for your enemies today.
GIVE assistance to an older person with their computer or another type of technology today.…

March 19th, 2014

FAST from buying things today.
PRAY for people who work two or more jobs to make ends meet.
GIVE the money you would have spent today to a charity like Catholic Charities or Catholic Relief Services.…

March 18th, 2014

FAST from little white lies.
PRAY for the courage to stand up for the truth you believe in.
GIVE — call your mother or another woman who is a role model to you.…

March 17th, 2014

FAST from looking in the mirror today.
PRAY to accept the things in your life you cannot change.
GIVE five people a compliment today.…

March 16th, 2014

FAST from making assumptions about or labeling others today.
PRAY for empathy and greater understanding when you encounter a person who is different from you.
GIVE $10 or more to Busted Halo where we’re all on a journey toward God.…

March 15th, 2014

FAST from the need to correct people or to have the last word — even if you know you’re right.
PRAY for humility.
GIVE — do three good deeds secretly today.…

March 14th, 2014

FAST from eating meat today.
PRAY for those who worry about where their next meal will come from.
GIVE food and some of your time to someone who needs it.…

March 13th, 2014

FAST from things that distract you from the basics of your faith.
PRAY by reading the Beatitudes and Matthew 25 today and then making an action plan to help others.
GIVE assistance to one of the kinds of people mentioned in the scriptures.
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March 12th, 2014

FAST from beating yourself up over little mistakes.
PRAY for the strength to overcome your insecurities and embrace your individuality.
GIVE the gift of laughter to those around you. Don’t be afraid of looking silly!…

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