Food is one of the most common and irresistible temptations. It takes a strong mind and an act of will to resist food, because it is natural for us to eat, and so to resist the temptation to food is like going against one’s very nature. I am a sweet tooth and sweet desserts are my weakness. Here’s one in the picture: a macadamia white chocolate mousse with dark chocolate shavings and a raspberry top. Nom-nom.

But in the Season of Lent, we sacrifice these things that we are most tempted with, in order to enjoin ourselves with the sacrifice of Christ. It is a noble, holy and symbolic action, that some people frown upon, especially those that do not understand the intentions and rationale behind them. But for those people who take their lenten sacrifice very seriously, they end up profiting from such observances, which allow them to have the confidence in their ability to resist bad choices, in the name of their love of God. What’s to frown about that? So help us God, like you always do. 🙂

Thanks to this challenge from Where’s My Backpack travel theme challenge: Tempting.  Here’s wishing everyone a holy lenten season.

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