@Diane Stephenson. I love your answer. I think we should use every opportunity to get closer to God. The lenten season, coming so soon after the holidays, is a good time for us to do some internal cleansing, both physically and spiritually. The best way to do the first is, of course, through fasting. For the second, it's prayer and Bible study. In years gone by I've done different types of fasting, including the Daniel fast. This year I don't plan to fast, but I definitely plan to give something up - and that is worrying. With more prayer and immersing myself in the Word I should be able to kick the habit.