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So, You Want to Fast?

I’m by no means an expert on the topic of fasting, but, I have attempted to make it a part of my life — and I have a deep appreciation for it, perhaps even a love for it!   So what I can share, I want to!

I’m particularly excited because I see many of my friends who are University students wanting to enter into this grace of fasting, especially with the 40 Day University fast that was just called (website here, facebook here).  Many people are unsure of how fasting works, and don’t have much info on how to do it.  So, I thought I’d just use this post to share some helpful resources and thoughts that I’ve shared on fasting.  Feel free to chime in with comments or questions, even helpful hints for others. 

First, here’s an article on some of the practical aspects of different kinds of fasts and how to do them:  Practicals of fasting .

Can you actually Enjoy Fasting?

A post I wrote on the Rewards of Fasting.

the Heart Behind Fasting.

Of course the 40-day fast is actually starting today, but if you didn’t get the memo until now, you can still jump in!  And if you’re hestitant, then change your mind, JUMP in!  it all counts!  So, in that vein here are some thoughts to keep in mind as you Plan Your Fast

That about does it.  Don’t be overwhelmed by all the articles and links.  Use what you want, or come back to this post later and read some more.  Please feel free to pass this on to any who you think might find it helpful! 

-Jessie

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About Jessie

Lover of God. Husband. Dad. Director of the Furnace at Michigan State University.

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