Tuesday, March 9, 2010


As you begin to exeperiment with fasting, here are some questions to to reflect on during your experience:

* When you feel empty or restless, what do you try to do to fill the emptiness?  What does this tell you about your heart?
* What is your attitude toward fasting or self-denial?
* It what ways do you currently deny yourself?
* When has self-denial brought you something good?
* What has the experience of fasting been like for you?
* Where do you operate from an entitlement mentality?  How can you wean yourself from this way of life?
--Adele Calhoun, "Spiritual Disciplines Handbook"

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