This is has been the best Lent ever. Often in the past my Lent hasn't seemed to really "work". What I mean is that I have not found myself thinking more about God or praying more. Usually I make a couple adjustments in my life to avoid whatever I have given up and then carry on as normal. However this year Lent has really assisted me in being more aware of God. Giving up a thought pattern meant that I could not just adjust something to avoid what I gave up. What I gave up was with me. And therefore it was a constant reminder of God.
This constant reminder has also made this the worst Lent ever. I did not realize what a complainer that I am. When I say that this has been a constant reminder I am not really exaggerating. Every day I have broken my Lent. This Lent has helped me realize how much I need God, I need a savior, I need to be filled with the Holy Spirit every day.