Tag Archives: Ephrem the Syrian

Nineteen Reasons for Fasting (Part 3 of 7)

Fasting for Guidance, for Help in Prayer and for Physical Healing Under special difficulties, or when in great need of, or great longings after, any particular mercy, for yourself or others, set apart a day for secret prayer and fasting by … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fasting for Catharsis, Renewal & Purification

Fasting for Catharsis, Renewal & Purification As for those who avoid the [truly] grave sins and shameful deeds – even though they may sometimes stumble — behold, thy Lord is vast in forgiveness. He is fully aware of you when He brings … Continue reading

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