The United Methodist Church’s Rethink Church program in their spirituality focus has provided suggestions for four ways to observe Lent. Here is a description from their website:
“Lent is the period of 40 days leading up to Easter (note: Sundays don’t count). It is a time of preparation and focus, reminiscent of Jesus’ time in the wilderness before he started his public ministry (See Mark 1, Matthew 4, or Luke 4). We believe that Jesus went to the wilderness to set aside the distractions of normal, “worldly” life and focus on God and God’s will for him. So we attempt to do the same during Lent–though often on a slightly less stringent scale.
So check out these four ways you can “enter the wilderness” this Lenten season and find some focus, too: