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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.

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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.

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I’m giving up chips, not Doritos.

Down to a T.

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Some give up alcohol, others just whisky because why not?

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Others think you’re not really failing if you know Jesus would do the same.

Sorry Jesus. #lentfail #iwastired #jesuswouldvestoppedforcoffeeiftherewasacoffeeshopinthedesert

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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.

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Plus, es pecado tirar la comida.

Or if a vendor accidentally sells you the wrong thing. ?

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With red meat.

And is it really your fault if the universe is working against you?

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The answer is no.

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Isn’t Christianity about forgiveness anyway?

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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.

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Because temptation happens.

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But the most clever lent hack is probably this:

You can’t fail if you don’t try.

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