Today Ann Voskamp writes about Lent.
It is an irrefutable law: one needs to be dispossessed of the possessions that possess — before one can be possessed of God.
Let the things of this world fall away so the soul can fall in love with God. God only comes to fill the empty places and kenosis is necessary – to empty the soul to know the filling of God.
Kenosis. I looked it up in Wikipedia.
In Christian theology, Kenosis (from the Greek word for emptiness κένωσις (kénōsis)) is the 'self-emptying' of one's own will and becoming entirely receptive to God's divine will.
Read more about kenosis here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenosis
Read more of Ann's post here: http://www.aholyexperience.com/2013/02/why-doing-lent-this-year-is-what-you-really-need-and-a-free-family-lent-easter-devotional/