What are YOU giving up and picking up for Lent?

My fabulous friends at Reverb Culture — “a community of young adults creating a culture of wild living by engaging the faith, each other, and the world through the Catechism of the Catholic Church” — have kicked off Lent with a reminder:

Jesus didn’t just give up everything for Lent — he picked up walking through the desert.

With that reminder in mind, Reverb Culture has encouraged us to give something up this Lent, and pick something else up — and to film it in 15 seconds or less for a montage to be created later in Lent. For further instructions and the videos submitted so far, click here. And here’s what I’ll give up and pick up for the rest of Lent: