Tag Archives: St. John Chrysostom

Fasting for Spiritual Consciousness and Divine Awareness (1/2)

Spiritual Consciousness  … [O]ur normal waking consciousness, rational consciousness as we call it, is but one special type of consciousness, whilst all about it, parted from it by the filmiest of screens, there lie potential forms of consciousness entirely different. We … Continue reading

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Fasting Works: Putting Faith into Action

Fasting Works One of the meanings of penitential fasting is to help us recover an interior life  . . . This principle can be appropriately applied to the mass media. Their usefulness is indisputable, but they must not become the … Continue reading

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Nineteen Reasons for Fasting (Part 6 of 7)

Fasting to Overcome Habits, for Solitude and to Chastise the Body Do you fast? Prove it by doing good works. If you see someone in need, take pity on them. If you see a friend being honored, don’t get jealous … Continue reading

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