This choice of no media while alone is hard. Moments ago I found myself planning this evening’s activities. They included TV watching and Zelda gaming-ness till I remembered Lent started today. Why did I choose media? This is going to be more challenging than all pervious lent sacrifices and fasts combined, which means it probably was the best choice of things to sacrifice.
There is potential for the next 40 days to completely revolutionize my habits. In the time it has taken me to write and edit this paragraph I have gone from viewing Lent as a burden to endure like a requirement for a spiritual merit badge to a thrilling journey. The right choice, I think yes. May I remember this insight when I miss a beloved show.