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Nineteen Reasons for Fasting (Part 4 of 7)

Fasting for Discipline, for Protection against Lust and for Humility Fasting cleanses the soul, raises the mind, subjects one’s flesh to the spirit, renders the heart contrite and humble, scatters the clouds of concupiscence, quenches the fire of lust, and … Continue reading

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Fasting, Asceticism & God-consciousness

Fasting and Spiritual Discipline Renounce yourself in order to follow Christ; discipline your body; do not pamper yourself, but love fasting. [The Rule of St. Benedict, The Instruments of Good Works, Ch. 4]. Every major religion has a small segment … Continue reading

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Calling on God: Great Expectations of Prayer

  Divine Presence and Prayer  Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known. [Jeremiah 33:3 (ESV)]. True prayer consists of intimate communion with God. It requires a sense … Continue reading

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