Category Archives: Fasting for God

Fasting and Repentance: Turning the Heart

Fasting and Repentance … Repentance is a contract with God for a second life. A penitent is a buyer of humility. Repentance is constant distrust of bodily comfort … Repentance is the daughter of hope and the renunciation of despair. … Continue reading

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Fasting, Discipline & Self-control: Willpower over Habits (2/2)

Willpower over Habits Good and evil both increase at compound interest. That is why the little decisions you and I make every day are of such infinite importance. The smallest good act today is the capture of a strategic point … Continue reading

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Fasting for Spiritual Energy: Piety and Ketone Bodies

Spiritual Energy from Ketones It can be argued that since ketone bodies are the only available alternative to glucose for brain’s energy, ketosis was a critical evolutionary development to provision man’s hypertrophied brain while sparing muscle mass.  [Richard L. Veech, Ketone … Continue reading

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