That may be due to my "break" on Sunday to participate in a Brownie Bake-off.
But in my defense that bake-off was planned months ago, I forgot about it last Wednesday when I pledged to abstain, and I'm pretty sure I got permission.
Then I heard from a semi-practicing Catholic that they take breaks on Sundays anyway.
So I'm extra covered.
Although I plan on going straight through to Easter with no more interruptions.
For five and a half more weeks. Which is, um, a lot longer than I thought...
I should survive. At least I can look at it as five and a half more weeks of telling people why I'm
See, I always saw Lent and the practice of giving things up for 40 days as an obligation instead of a sacrifice, and I think a lot of other people do, too. But the sacrifice is where the love is, and I think is what is honored more.
grouchy, leave me alone sacrificing, come love Jesus with me!
But, alas, I'm still a sinnin' lady. I'm going to want those leftover brownies sitting on my counter as much as I want to breathe and I'm going to pout a little bit when I realize I can't have them.
Next week's lesson: mercy and grace.