Why I’m Not Giving Up Facebook for Lent

“Goodbye, Facebook! I’ll see you after Lent.”A number of my friends have posted sentiments such as this in recent days, as sites like Facebook and Twitter now regularly sit in the top ten lists of what to sacrifice for Lent. Apparently engaging in social media is a more tempting vice for some people than fast food, sex, and sweets, and thus needs to be excised from one’s life for 40 days.I wouldn’t disagree with anyone who feels that fasting from social media can be beneficial for their s … [Read more...]