The Lenten anxiety of expecting willpower to wane

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In this Random Nun Clip, a listener gets anxious about Lent because of past epic fails. "I never managed to actually give up something or do something different from what I normally do. Maybe I just lack willpower." Sister Maxine and guest Franciscan Sr. Shannon Schrein suggest new ways to approach Lent as an opportunity to deepen our relationship with God.

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GSR shares clips from our friends at A Nun's Life Ministry, which has a live prayer podcast on Monday (excluding holidays) at 4 p.m. Central Time. Check out full episodes of all their podcasts (Ask Sister, Motherhouse Road Trip, and In Good Faith) on their website.