Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of forty days of self-discovery for Christians everywhere. Find strength in your faith with Jesus with these inspirational prayers and poems. Lent is believed to be a time for sacrificing as it’s the season of penance and prayer, which is why many fast, give up meat or rid themselves of delicious treats. It’s almost looked at as a sort of “spring-cleaning” for your life. To learn more about Lent, its rules, and its end date, click here.