02/26/13 Grif.Net – Give It Up for Lent

02/26/13 Grif.Net – Give It Up for Lent

[Some funny, some not. But all real quotations.]

“Next year at Lent I’m going to give up coming up with ideas for what my
wife should give up for Lent.” (unnamed friend of mine)

“For Lent, I’m giving up making jokes about what I’m giving up for Lent.”
(George Burns)

“This Lent, I’m giving up fantasizing about all the things I was going to
buy with the Christmas bonus I never got.” (FaceBook friend)

“I tried giving up self deprecation for Lent but changed my mind when I
realized I wasn’t very good at it.”

“Two weeks into Lent and I’ve still kept my pledge to give up bragging.”

“Let’s give up our worst vices with the understanding that in about a month
we’ll indulge them with twice the fervor.” (unknown)

“A mother-in-law is always as welcome as the first day of Lent.” (Dutch

As a Catholic, presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said he plans on giving
up desserts for Lent. His wife, Callista, confessed she’s giving up her

“It is not repentance that saves me; repentance is the sign that I realize
what God has already done in Christ Jesus.” (Oswald Chambers)

And MY decision? “This year I’m giving up use of the past tense for Lend.”
(Bob Griffin)

Dr Bob Griffin
“Jesus Knows Me, This I Love!”