For many, the word Lent conjures up images of stern nuns, hair shirts and Catholic schools circa 1951, but it's a ritual and tradition American families need now, more than ever. In our family, Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent) marks the begin...Lent is a ritual and tradition American families need now, more than ever.
Lent, the 40 day period preceding Easter, is a time when many Christians give up something they enjoy as a way to show religious devotion. As Easter Sunday approaches, many are looking forward to returning to whatever it is they gave up. For many you...