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Alicia Britt Chole

Alicia is an author, speaker, and the founding director of, a soul-care non-profit for leaders. Her newest book guides readers in fasting apathy, injustice, regrets, etc. for the love of God. Learn more about Alicia at and

The Lenten Journey: The Origin of Lent and the Humility of Roots

Roots are, historically, perhaps the most humble of God’s creations on earth. They require neither acknowledgment nor praise. Their reward is reaped when the living stand upon them and reach for the fruit the roots made possible. Such is the story of Lent.