More on Facebook and Lent

After my recent post on giving up Facebook or social media for Lent, I got a firsthand look at the reach of social media. Continue reading

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Giving Up Social Media for Lent?

With almost 250 million Christians in the United States, most part of churches that observe Lent, there are millions of people observing Ash Wednesday today. For any not familiar, Lent is a 40-day period of reflection, repentance, moderation, spiritual discipline and fasting. Followers usually sacrifice something for this period. People that I’ve spoken with today noted that they were giving up candy, sweets, junk food or soda pop. So how does social media fit into this picture? Continue reading