Waht to Give Up

A Lenten Reflection


Give up complaining
focus on gratitude.

Give up pessimism
become an optimist.

Give up harsh judgments
think kindly thoughts.

Give up worry
trust Divine Providence.

Give up discouragement
be full of hope.

Give up bitterness
turn to forgiveness.

Give up hatred
return good for evil.

Give up negativism
be positive.

Give up anger
be more patient.

Give up pettiness
become mature.

Give up gloom
enjoy the beauty that is all around you.

Give up jealousy
pray for trust.

Give up gossiping
control your tongue.

Give up sin
turn to virtue.

Give up giving up
hang in there!

via EWTN