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“If you let go a little, you will have a little happiness. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of happiness. If you let go completely, you will be free.” –Ajahn Chah

It’s Lent, and the blogosphere is filled with conversations about giving stuff up for this 40-day* period between Ash Wednesday and Easter, and so I’ve been thinking a lot about the spiritual discipline behind this practice of self-sacrifice. Though I don’t consider myself a Christian, I do kind of groove on this Lenten practice, not for the sake of denying myself something so I can become more pious, nor as an opportunity to engage in self-flagellation. Rather, it’s about finding and removing the garbage that gets in the way of my ability to be in right relationship with myself, with others, and with God…

…I’m over at Project You today, so please head on over there to read the rest of the post…

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This entry was posted on February 18, 2013 by in Lent, Project You, Spiritual Practice and tagged , .

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