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Fasting Prep: the Best of Intentions

Purity of Intentions The morality of an action depends on the motive from which we act.  If I fling half a crown to a beggar with intention to break his head, and he picks it up and buys victuals with … Continue reading

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A Sacred Diet: Fasting and Divine Service

 Sacred Diet Remove falsehood and lies far from me; Give me neither poverty nor riches— Feed me with the food allotted to me;  Lest I be full and deny You, And say, “Who is the LORD?” Or lest I be … Continue reading

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