Today, March 6th, is Ash Wednesday, the 1st day of Lent (marking 40 days 'till Easter). It's a good time for reflection and making positive changes. Lent commemorates the 40 days Jesus spent fasting in the desert while en route to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover and stir things up with the 'money changers', according to the Gospels.
It's a time of fasting, moderation and for making positive changes, like giving up smoking or a food (like candy) or a bad habit (like laziness or watching too much commercial TV). Some folks make a resolution, like being more positive, working out more, or volunteering to serve the less fortunate.
Hope you have a great Lenten season!