My Lent 2019 Book List Plans

Is this the year you really want to dive into Lent? Do you want to come out of this Lenten Season and truly feel that you've had a small share of living in the desert with Christ for 40 days? I know that I do. Maybe it's an upcoming birthday that's making me have more of a now-or-never type of attitude towards Lent. Or maybe I just acutely feel the necessity of truly modeling this for my children, and living it with my husband. Whatever it is, these are the books and resources I'm going to use this Lent to really LIVE the season from Ash Wednesday all the way through to Easter Vigil. Look them over. If something looks helpful to you, use it. If it inspires you, go with it. I hope all of these bless and encourage you.

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1. What is the best thing to do after Thanksgiving Day - Start Jillian Michael's 30-Day Shred of course!Jillian Michaels - 30 Day Shred

2. That DVD has actually been sitting on my shelf for months because I was afraid to try it. But I did it for the first time yesterday and although it was really, really tough, I got through the first work out and in retrospect, it wasn't half as bad as I thought it was. Can I do it for 30 days though during the busy Christmas season? I dunno. Especially since my arms feel like spaghetti noodles 24 hours after the first workout! (and I have been using weights regularly for workouts since August, so that surprised me.)

3. The Run for the Homeless that Calvin, Noah and Izzy participated in was a lot of fun. They had around 3000 people running. The entry fees go to help the homeless all year round. I saw so many people that I knew in the race and a lot of those folks were older than Mr. Pete and I. I might be inspired to join them for next year? The run was through a historic cemetery which had a lot of rolling hills. It was a beautiful setting for the run and I'm so glad that venue is getting so much activity. The cemetery also hosted some free dance concerts during the summertime.

4. I think my biggest inspiration for a while will be the lovely Jennifer Grey- who won Dancing with the Stars this week at the age of 50, despite battling several injuries.  She is also a cancer survivor.

6.  I am preparing my home for ADVENT today.  Not Christmas - ADVENT!!  So many of my friends and family seem to skip right over the ADVENT part and go straight to Christmas complete with tree and trimmings.  But I like to savor that time of waiting and preparation. 

7.  Tomorrow Mr. Pete and I participate in a Christmas Concert with a wonderful choir.  I leave you with one of the new pieces that we have learned and enjoy very much!

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