Lent starts off with a call to confront temptation, as Christ enters the desert to be tested by the devil.

Eric Tamney, a seminarian at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, shares how focusing on our intimate relationship with God can help us face anything that would seek to draw us away from his love. As the popular poem “Footprints” describes, God’s presence is actually the strongest during the times we feel most alone.