Friday is a traditional fast day for Christians, but fasting from food isn’t always the hardest thing to do. Sometimes we must fast from looking at our smart phones or checking Facebook. Today, fast from all media, social or otherwise. Open up space to listen to quieter voices.
Fast from All Media
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.