The Common Good

Prayer of the Day: Restraint

God, as we enter into this Lenten season, teach us once again what it means to use restraint and discipline in a culture that typically promotes excess. Strengthen us as we choose to starve ourselves of our little idols in order to join Jesus in the desert, that we might enter once again into the joy of the Lord — the joy of a new life born out of a death to the old life.
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