Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent

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Lent Quotable

Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
— Mohandas Gandhi

Fast from sensory overload. For one hour use neither your sight nor hearing. (Use a blindfold or earplugs.)

Pray in thanksgiving for the gifts of sight and hearing and pray for those who are blind or deaf.

Give some of your time to an organization for the blind and deaf (like Lighthouse International or Recording for the Blind )

Slipped up? Don’t give up. Start again and share your
struggles at our “Slip Support Station” on Facebook.
Today’s Prize is: Halo Store Grab bag (one of the following-The Apostles by Pope Benedict XVI, A New Heart-Eleven Qualities of Holiness by Robert Morneau, Letters to Exodus Christians by Edward Hays, Unlikely Ways Home by Edward L. Beck, Charles de Foucauld by Robert Ellsberg, Holy Eros — Pathways to a Passionate God by James D. Whitehead and Evelyn Eaton Whitehead, Solitude and Compassion-The Path to the Heart of the Gospel by Gus Gordon, Living with Wisdom—A Life of Thomas Merton by Jim Forest, Christ in the Margins by Robert Lentz and Edwina Gateley.)

To see a list of the winners so far, click here.
To win today’s prize: Give us your name and email address along with the email address of one friend you’d like to introduce to® (or this week only, put your name in both spaces) using the form below by 3 a.m. EST tonight. (We will, in turn, send them one email asking them to register for our Busted Halo® weekly email updates. We do not SPAM people nor do we share our email lists with any third parties. Read contest rules here.)

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