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The Need for Fasting

Earlier this week, the Ignatian spiritual exercises I’ve been doing had me contemplate the events immediately following the Baptism of Christ: his retreat into the desert to fast, and then be tempted by Satan. 340 more words

Life In Christ

Weight Loss with MS – Day 69 – 152.9kg / 337.1lbs

Well my weight stayed the same, which is a victory in my eyes!

Today was a lovely, relaxing day. Walked outside in the fresh air for an hour and afterwards stretched a bit. 173 more words

Weight Loss

Day 1

I started a 5 day fast as much as possible before Christmas diet. Today I did 21 hours of water fasting. I ate at 3pm and started fasting again at 4pm. 49 more words

Fish Fruit And Fasting.

7 Quick Takes-Staying Healthy & Praying for Peace

I decided to hop on the 7 Quick Takes bandwagon this week! It will probably not be every week, but I’m happy to share with you some thoughts about staying healthy, peace, and Christmas this Friday! 463 more words

On Fasting

This is part of our Lord’s answer to the question, put by John’s disciples, as to the reason for the omission of the practice of fasting by His followers.  251 more words

Alexander Maclaren


Isaiah 58:5-8 (NLT) 5 You humble yourselves by going through the motions of penance, bowing your heads like reeds bending in the wind. You dress in burlap and cover yourselves with ashes.

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What Will We Eat?

Can you believe that there are only 16 days left until we begin our fast?  There is going to be a lot more information coming out in the next few weeks.  211 more words