CMom: EGO–Edging God Out?

Are you excited about Lent this year? Making long lists of goals? Or do you hesitate to take on a new discipline to add to your packed schedule?

When we take on a new goal to improve our life, we meet inner resistance. The new goal can range from a resolve to eat less and exercise more, complain less and listen more, worry less and sleep more. Lent drives the new purpose into first place in our mind and on our calendar.

How do we know if what we decide to change is what God wants us to do? If this is the right time and the right way to make this change?

Read how our priorities suffer when our ego rules on

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About Nancy Ward

Nancy HC Ward is a journalist, author, and speaker who blogs about Catholicism, her conversion, and Christian community at,
 7 websites and 7 magazines. She loves to share her faith story and help others share theirs through her Sharing Your Faith Stories seminars, also available on DVD. She contributed four chapters to The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion. She facilitates the Dallas/Fort Worth Catholic Writers and a critique group for the Catholic Writers Guild, where she serves as a board member.
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