Friday Fast: Creating an Opening

Fast from all food and caloric drinks until 5 PM As you fast, center your attention on using the emptiness of your mealtimes as an opening for God.  If we always fulfill our cravings there is no opportunity for something new to come in.  Today, as you resist those cravings ask God to show you what new things might fulfill the hungers of your life. … [Read more...]

A Prayer for Mealtimes

Fast from all food or caloric drinks until 5 PM During your fast, perhaps at the time you would normally eat a meal, write a prayer for your mealtimes.  Try to incorporate thanksgiving for all of the aspects of the meal--the creation, the laborers who brought the meal from the land, those who prepared the food.  Also, think about the aspects of the meal that may not be pleasing to God--the animals that may have been abused, the land that might have been destroyed, the farm workers who may … [Read more...]


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