14 Ways People Are Trying To Convince Themselves They’re Not Failing Cuaresma
These 40 days and 40 nights are supposed to be a way for us to make sacrifices, but somehow people always find a way to cheat the system.
The first test comes on Ash Wednesday and every Friday when you’re not supposed to eat meat.
I already ate chicken meat ? #LentFail ON THE FIRST DAY!— Gabby (@gabrriellllla) February 10, 2016
There’s always that one person who tries to convince you this only means red meat.
People also get overly specific with what they’re giving up.
I’m giving up chips, not Doritos.
Down to a T.
Some give up alcohol, others just whisky because why not?
Others think you’re not really failing if you know Jesus would do the same.
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#jesuswouldvestoppedforcoffeeiftherewasacoffeeshopinthedesert – That last hashtag is 100% because we know for sure what Jesus would do.
And you can’t really blame yourself if food magically appears in front of your face. It’s like a sign from God.
Got pasta take away for lunch, they threw in a bread roll… I was eating my lunch happily until I remembered i gave up bread… #lentfails— Ciara O'Halloran (@marmaladee) February 27, 2015
Plus, es pecado tirar la comida.
Or if a vendor accidentally sells you the wrong thing. ?
With red meat.
And is it really your fault if the universe is working against you?
The answer is no.
Isn’t Christianity about forgiveness anyway?
rompi la cuaresma no me aguante con el chocolate! Perdon!— Flor Maria (@FlorMariaAyelen) February 20, 2015
Forgive me Lord for I’m *about* to sin.
Didn’t Jesus like bread?
Yes, most mistakes are forgiven and you have the opportunity to start fresh.
Because temptation happens.
But the most clever lent hack is probably this:
You can’t fail if you don’t try.