"Every new relationship causes the Messiah to take one step nearer," promises an old Jewish proverb. This Lenten season, boot your computer, drag out your antique typewriter or buy a simple lined pad and smooth-flowing pen — write to God in the presence of God. You'll be taking a step nearer to God each day, too, as you develop a deeper relationship.
Keeping a spiritual journal takes discipline. What will you "give up for Lent" if you decide to begin a journal? Time. You'll need to sacrifice time every day.
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