Benediction for Lent
May you be brought closer to your God this Lent
May your words, filled with love
Be as water to the parched tongue of the one in the desert.
May your actions, filled with good intent
Be as a pillow to one with only rocks to lay their head on.
May your thoughts of kindness, patience and compassion
Be as a soothing music to the ears of the one hard pressed by whispering temptation.
May your self-denial and abstinence be accompanied by your smiles and lightness of step as you dedicate all to your God.
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