Tag Archives: John Wesley

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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Fasting & Humility: Tailor-made Sackcloth for the Soul

 Fasting to Dress the Soul . . . I wore sackcloth; I afflicted myself with fasting; I prayed with head bowed on my chest. [Psalm 35:13]. A dose of voluntary self-deprivation such as fasting is often helpful in enhancing our devotional live and … Continue reading

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The Eternal Placebo: Faith, Ideology & Collective Consciousness (Part 2)

Placebos, Ideology and Collective Consciousness .  . . . we may say that groups of people, societies, and cultures have a collective mind, and therefore also possess a collective consciousness … As individuals we participate in these collective patterns, are influenced by … Continue reading

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