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Sugarless Lent Prepares My Heart for the Sweetness of Christ

by in:Easter

20170225-Author-JellyBeans

At the beginning of last December, I embarked on something doomed to fail — a diet. October birthday cakes, Halloween candy, and Thanksgiving pies had caught up with me, and I didn’t want to have to buy new jeans. I did pretty well the first few weeks, but then came the Christmas cookie exchange party I hosted and the annual tradition of making huge amounts of marshmallow chocolate fudge for family, neighbors, and friends (with all the corners and ugly pieces going right to me, of course). Sugar, you see, is not only tempting and delicious, adding unwanted weight to my thighs, but it’s also ...


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