~ “Comfortable Accommodations” ~
Lent can be uncomfortable. We respond to being uncomfortable in a couple of ways. Either we change our circumstances so we can be comforted or we fight through the discomforting circumstances and find comfort there. In spiritual language, that’s what trusting God means. That’s what Lent helps us learn. On this first Sunday in Lent we are confronted with Jesus in the wilderness tested by Satan – a most uncomfortable situation. What can we learn for our own Lenten journeys?