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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!

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November 30th, 2013

Today, take a step out of your comfort zone to do something kind for someone who isn’t expecting it.…

November 29th, 2013

Today, remember all the times you wanted patience from others, and then make sure you ask that same patience of yourself.…

November 28th, 2013

Today, reflect on the injustices that exist in our society and consider how you can begin work to improve them.…

November 27th, 2013

Be the bigger person today. Don’t let harsh comments or rude actions by others lead you to act the same way.…

November 26th, 2013

If someone seems to be having a challenging time today, see what you can do to help them through it.…

November 25th, 2013

Sit down today and make a list of 5-10 personal attributes of yours that will help you to succeed in the future and if there is something you realize in your life that holds you back or prevents you from succeeding, figure out how your positive attributes can help you overcome that.…

November 24th, 2013

Avoid spending money today and thank God for the happiness you are blessed with.…

November 23rd, 2013

Take a moment to recall the immense humility exercised by Christ on the cross.…

November 21st, 2013

Be aware of how easily one sin leads to a greater sin, and make the extra effort not to let the cycle start.…

November 20th, 2013

Don’t try to seek revenge with someone today — forgive them instead.…

November 19th, 2013

Reflect on how you conform to the pressures around you, and how you can blaze your own trail.…

November 18th, 2013

Today, think about the people who are always there to support you even in your hardest moments. Remember that God is always on that list.…

November 17th, 2013

Think of the last time you took a day to relax completely and replicate that feeling for a minute or two.…

November 16th, 2013

Today, make peace with a situation or someone you’ve had a disagreement with.…

November 15th, 2013

Do a nice deed for someone in your life without being asked.…

November 14th, 2013

Today, call a loved one and tell her/him what they mean to you.…

November 13th, 2013

Today, take a few moments to consider any enemies you might have and try to make some sort of action — no matter how small — toward reconciliation.…

November 12th, 2013

Say an encouraging word to someone who needs it today and help them get back on their feet.…

November 11th, 2013

Make a commitment to go about your day as simply as possible and remind yourself that, in the grand scheme of things, you have very little to be proud about.…

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