by Tom McGrath. Describing Lent as an opportunity to check up on the state of your spiritual health, author Tom McGrath prescribes 40 ways the reader can enrich his or her prayer life and make the season more meaningful. He offers a list of suggestions that are good for the reader (skip the sweets, clear away clutter), good for others (be complimentary, visit the sick), and good for the soul (study the Scriptures, thank God). With this list, McGrath presents not just the opportunity to prepare for Holy Week, but to adopt one or more of these resolutions? as a permanent part of a faithful life.