How do you know if you are doing Lent right? You can’t really answer that question unless you know what Lent is for. Lent is not an end in itself. We want to find meaning in the demands of Lenten disciplines as we see that they are the tools that allow us to train for a goal.
Lent involved confronting the evil within us and the evil around us. How do we do that with zeal, perseverance, integrity and humility? How do we confront evil within us and around us without becoming neurotic, arrogant, self-righteous or despairing?