One of the core activities of Christian spirituality is the daily pursuit of God through personal spiritual disciplines. For centuries, Christians have done this to become more aware of themselves and more in tune with God.
But few Christians today practice these habits—which may account for the generally low level of personal spirituality in the church.
We have lively worship, lots of great activities, and strong opinions on public morals. Yet we often behave selfishly and with a sense of entitlement, as if we don’t know Jesus all that well.
Spiritual disciplines correct that. They expose sin, bring us to repentance, and open a clear channel for communication with God.
Here are seven disciplines you can try during Lent—or anytime.