Hilary Davis is multivocational, loving her work as a part-time staff member with InterVarsity's Native Ministries while also observing the ways of God as a student at Gordon-Conwell Seminary in Hamilton, MA. She also enjoys teaching people how to write as a freelance editor/writing coach. Besides fasting during Lent, her favorite activities include long nature walks and making music with her seminary-based band, the Feminarians.
In the Protestant tradition in which I grew up we did not practice Lent (though many Protestant denominations do), but as an adult I have come to love Lent as my favorite season of the church calendar. Here are 10 reasons why.