So it's a good time to make our Lenten resolutions, starting by asking ourselves, "When it's Easter Sunday and Lent is over, how will I know if my Lent has been successful? - how will I know if I've had a 'good' Lent?"
A good Lent starts with good Lenten resolutions: self-examination and repentance, prayer, fasting, self-denial, and reading and meditating on God's holy word.
I hope you don't buy into the nonsense that we should only "take things on" instead of "give things up" for Lent.
It's nonsense because it's a false distinction: on the one hand, to "take something on" is, by definition, to give something up. If you t…