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April 19th, 2014
So there goes Jesus spinning power on its head again. His power was not in crushing but in being crushed, triumphing over the empire’s sword with his cross. Mustard must be crushed, ground, broken for its power to be released. — Shane Claiborne

microchallenge

FAST from pointing out other people’s mistakes and shortcomings today.

PRAY for the courage to follow Jesus’ example.

GIVE — share with someone a spiritual experience you’ve had this Lent.

BONUS: Share your Lenten spiritual experience with us in the comments section below. We’d love to read it!

Photo: CNS/courtesy New York Museum of Biblical Art



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January 13th, 2013

Give in some way that’s a little uncomfortable today — either doing something you’d rather not, or giving enough that you feel it.…

January 12th, 2013

Today, read a book in your leisure time.…

January 11th, 2013

Reflect for at least two minutes today on someone in your life who has exhibited great patience and bravery. What can you learn from them?…

January 10th, 2013

Today, when you’re feeling down or sad, remember to pause and breathe in God’s presence. God is always with you.…

January 9th, 2013

Focus today on making a plan to give either your time or a donation to organization that assists the poor.…

January 7th, 2013

Make an appointment to sit down with your priest or spiritual director and ask them a tough question about your faith that has been bothering you, or ask at the Busted Halo® Question Box.…

January 6th, 2013

Today, seek out the positive in any negative situations that confront you.…

January 5th, 2013

Where have you most recently witnessed some form of mercy in your life? Reflect for a few moments on how that affected you.…

January 4th, 2013

Today, don’t give up if something isn’t working out on the first (or third) try.…

January 3rd, 2013

Consider an area of your life in which you need to allow your logic and reason to be trumped by love.…

January 2nd, 2013

Today, strive to be honest in all you say and do. Also, try to clear up any lies that may be lingering in your life.…

January 1st, 2013

By the end of the day today, think of a short or long-term project you can begin and are capable of accomplishing that will be “beautiful for God.”…

December 31st, 2012

Be open minded to new ideas and points of view today.…

December 30th, 2012

Write a note to yourself today with your hope for tomorrow and place it where it will be the first thing you see in the morning.…

December 29th, 2012

Today, take time to relax and clear your mind. Refresh yourself so that you can focus on the positive.…

December 28th, 2012

Think hard about this quote from the comedian, and think about the ways you do… see the living, vital God within your church.

December 27th, 2012

Today, use electronics as little as possible.…

December 26th, 2012

Take 10 minutes today to contemplate the plain truth and realness of your faith, absent of emotion or distraction, in fullest clarity.…

December 25th, 2012

Thanks so much for participating in our 2012 Advent Surprise Calendar.
To receive your final surprise, click the gift image to the right. 
Beginning tomorrow, the Busted Halo Daily Jolt will return, taking the place of the Advent Calendar, presenting daily quotes of inspiration and microchallenges to assist with your faith journey. 
And be sure to check back in February to see our Lenten Fast-Pray-Give Calendar; like an Advent Calendar, for Lent!…

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