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Positive Fast

Live on the word of God
Eat no food, but don’t focus on the absence
Focus on finding nourishment from scripture and prayer
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St. John Chrysostom on Fasting
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On the practical side, if you find fasting for a day difficult, consider cutting all sugar from your diet. Most people who find fasting for a day extremely difficult have an insulin/blood sugar imbalance that needs to be addressed.

About Ragan Sutterfield

Ragan Sutterfield is a writer and Episcopal seminarian sojourning from his native Arkansas in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the author of Cultivating Reality: How the Soil Might Save Us, Farming as a Spiritual Discipline and a contributor to the book Sacred Acts: How churches are working to protect the Earth’s climate. Ragan’s articles and essays have appeared in a variety of magazines including Triathlete, The Oxford American, and Books & Culture. He works to live the good life with his wife Emily and daughter Lillian.


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