This year Ash Wednesday falls on February 13, 2013. It marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. It is a season of penance, reflection, and fasting which prepares us for Christ’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday, through which we attain redemption.
As many Christians and non-Christians are aware, the general masses prepare for the Easter celebration by sacrificing something they regularly enjoy for the Lent season.
Such sacrifices might be a luxury, a bad habit, a temptation, and the like. Below we have compiled a list of some of some of the most popular things give up for Lent. There is a big chance that one of the items overlaps with what you were considering giving up this Lent season:
2) Cigarettes and Alcohol