Tag Archives: Thomas à Kempis

Reframing Reality: Putting Controls on Our Lifestyle by Fasting

Fasting & Controlling Our Life And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes. [Daniel 9:3] We are not left untested when we simply make an intellectual declaration … Continue reading

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Fasting, Asceticism & God-consciousness

Fasting and Spiritual Discipline Renounce yourself in order to follow Christ; discipline your body; do not pamper yourself, but love fasting. [The Rule of St. Benedict, The Instruments of Good Works, Ch. 4]. Every major religion has a small segment … Continue reading

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Performance Enhancing Thoughts: Patience (5)

Patience: Guardian of Virtues But as for that in the good soil, these are the ones who, when they hear the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patient endurance. [Luke 8:15]. Our capacity … Continue reading

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