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Mar 18, 2019

When You Fail at Your Lenten Fast

Colin MacIver

Ever had a Lenten fast that just flopped?

Me too.

You can have the best of intentions at the start of Lent, but if it doesn’t work out, throwing in the towel all together is a real temptation.

But don’t give up!

Whenever you find yourself starting to slip, stop yourself right away. Put your phone down as soon as you realize you picked it up without thinking, or wrap up the rest of the hamburger you started to eat on Friday.

God doesn’t expect us to be perfect in our fasts, but he does expect us to keep trying.

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Snippet from the Show

“When we fast and we fail, it reminds us that we are in need of a Savior.”


Meet Your Host, Colin MacIver:

Colin MacIver, host of the Tightrope podcast, with his family

Colin is an enthusiastic transplant to vibrant Louisiana, where he lives with his beautiful wife Aimee and two energetic children, Leo and Zélie. His juggling act involves being a husband, a dad, a teacher, a youth minister, a musician and a national Ascension content creator and trainer.

In his spare time, he eats too many crawfish, savors king cake, plays one-on-one kickball with his son, and tries, for the life of him, to properly load the dishwasher.

Check out Colin’s latest work with Ascension:  Power and Grace: A Guide to the Catholic Sacraments and Quick Catholic Lessons with Fr. Mike.


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