Why is it the weirdest conversations happen in the car? Probably because that's where I live 80% of my life, it's just my odds I suppose. Anyway, I was with the kids in the car when David asked:
"Oh that's a celebration--well it's not really a celebration I guess it's more of a plain old event or something--where people--mostly Catholics I guess--get ready for Easter by giving something up. Usually something they really like."
"They give something up to show that they're sacrificing something for Jesus. Kind of a way to show their devotion."
There was a pause as David contemplated this. Spencer was reading a book in the far back seat and said without looking up, "I know what I'd give up for Lent."
"What would you give up?"
"We're NOT giving up your brother for Lent."
Any case studies on giving up a sibling for Lent? Apparently Spencer's ready to convert to Catholicism.
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