Tag Archives: Spiritual Diet

A Rumi Belly: Ruminations on a Fasting Stomach

Rumi’s Fasting Stomach What hidden sweetness is found in this empty stomach! Man is like a lute, neither more nor less. When the lute’s stomach is full, It cannot lament, whether high or low. If your brain and stomach burn … Continue reading

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Fasting, Finance & Science: the Economics of Abstinence

Fasting, Finance & Science For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? [Matthew 16.26 (KJV)]. The weight loss industry carters … Continue reading

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Spiritual Dieting: Health, Nutrition and the Mind

Nutrition and the Mind A man’s mind may be likened to a garden, which may be intelligently cultivated or allowed to run wild; but whether cultivated or neglected, it must, and will, bring forth. If no useful seeds are put … Continue reading

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