The former family doctor turned environmentalist turned filmmaker spent most of a year off the grid as an experiment and filmed the whole thing.Her documentary All the Time in the World has received much praise from critics and has won several awards.
Lent is a season of fasting for many Christians–not to deprive ourselves of something but rather to engage with God more by stripping away unnecessary things, to be unencumbered by the busy-ness of life. It occurs to me that in fasting we can become rich in other areas and this woman appears to have achieved this wealth for her family. Not possible for everyone, of course. But perhaps there are elements from which we can learn.