To Fast or Not to Fast

I must admit, having lived a good portion of my adult life practicing a lifestyle of excess, fasting is a fairly new topic to me. One look at me and you can readily surmise that, historically, I’m not in the habit of skipping meals. Honestly, denying myself pleasure and gratification hasn’t been one of my … Continue reading To Fast or Not to Fast

The Discipline of Fasting

The idea of doing without is not a popular concept in our culture. However, in ancient times, fasting was a routinely practiced discipline, as commonly practiced as prayer. Indeed, in biblical times, we see that fasting is often times practiced in conjunction with prayer. In the Bible, fasting usually refers to going without food and … Continue reading The Discipline of Fasting