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A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. — David Brinkley

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Today, take the criticism of others in stride and try to use it as motivation.



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February 22nd, 2012

FAST from eating one meal today.
PRAY for the realization that you are not in this all alone and for the strength to depend on God alone.
GIVE the money you would have spent on that one meal to a homeless person on the street, or go out of your way to give it to someone in need.…

April 23rd, 2011

FAST from texting, Facebooking and Twittering today.
PRAY for patience today in awaiting God’s mercy and salvation.
GIVE a final donation to your FPG bowl — an amount you consider substantial. (Your Fast Pray Give Bowl is a container you’ve set aside to hold the money saved from various fasting challenges, to be used for whatever charity you choose at the end of Lent.)…

April 22nd, 2011

FAST by eating just one meal today (and remember, no meat! — light snacks are OK.)
PRAY by maintaining silence between the hours of 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. today.
GIVE comfort to someone you know who is mourning the loss of someone or something in their life.…

April 21st, 2011

FAST from saying mean or negative words to others today.
PRAY to know God’s unconditional love better in your own life.
GIVE a smile to a stranger today.…

April 20th, 2011

FAST from blaming God for bad things.
PRAY for comfort for those suffering with depression.
GIVE a donation to Homeboy Industries today.…

April 19th, 2011

FAST from lying today.
PRAY for more honesty in our media.
GIVE truthful responses to all those you come in contact with today.…

April 18th, 2011

FAST from gossipy media today (magazines, TV, internet).
PRAY for the gift of wisdom.
GIVE $10 to your FPG bowl  (Your Fast Pray Give Bowl is a container you’ve set aside to hold the money saved from various fasting challenges, to be used for whatever charity you choose at the end of Lent.)…

April 17th, 2011

FAST from taking people’s presences for granted.
PRAY for military personnel overseas.
GIVE a joyous welcome to someone today.…

April 16th, 2011

FAST from saying no to others today.
PRAY for the willingness to follow God’s will.
GIVE your attention today to someone you normally wouldn’t.…

April 15th, 2011

FAST from electricity when you get home tonight. (Anything with an on/off switch: turn it off!)
PRAY for those without basic amenities.
GIVE — if you haven’t already, donate to Busted Halo’s 10x10x10 Lent Fund Drive.…

April 14th, 2011

FAST from all mind or mood-altering substances today (except for prescribed medicines) including alcohol, drugs, caffeine, cigarettes, etc.
PRAY about the most recent situation you can think of where your actions upset someone you know.
GIVE that person an apology — don’t explain anything or defend yourself, just tell them you’re sorry — at the first opportunity you have.…

April 13th, 2011

FAST from television today.
PRAY for the gift of laughter.
GIVE — make three friends aware of Busted Halo’s 10x10x10 Lent Fund Drive.…

April 12th, 2011

FAST from all talking today (to be in solidarity with those who do not have freedom of speech.)
PRAY for universal human rights.
GIVE a donation to a human rights organization or place $10 in your FPG bowl. (Your Fast Pray Give Bowl is a container you’ve set aside to hold the money saved from various fasting challenges, to be used for whatever charity you choose at the end of Lent.)…

April 11th, 2011

FAST from talking behind anyone’s back.
PRAY for the worldwide respect of life.
GIVE a compliment to someone you respect and tell them why.…

April 10th, 2011

FAST — don’t waste or throw out any food today.
PRAY for those who have to find their food in dumpsters and trashcans.
GIVE canned food sitting in your pantry you haven’t used in months to your local food bank.…

April 9th, 2011

FAST from candy and fattening foods today.
PRAY that God show you the unhealthy attachments in your life.
GIVE the money you would have spent on candy or fattening foods to your FPG bowl. (Your Fast Pray Give Bowl is a container you’ve set aside to hold the money saved from various fasting challenges, to be used for whatever charity you choose at the end of Lent.)…

April 8th, 2011

FAST from complaining about how busy you are today.
PRAY in thanksgiving for friends who make time for you.
GIVE — make time today for a friend.…

April 7th, 2011

FAST from selling yourself short today.
PRAY in gratitude for the contribution of disabled persons.
GIVE to an organization that empowers disabled persons.…

April 6th, 2011

FAST from worrying about the future.
PRAY to understand how God wants you to act today.
GIVE $5 to your FPG bowl. (Your Fast Pray Give Bowl is a container you’ve set aside to hold the money saved from various fasting challenges, to be used for whatever charity you choose at the end of Lent.)…

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