Eat something you would normally allow only in moderation–sweets, candy, donuts. Remember that today is not a fast day during the season of Easter. This is a time to celebrate the resurrection. We should fast when fasts are called for, but equally we should feast when the time comes.
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.