Category: Fasting

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Famous Fasters From the Past (speaking from a health perspective)

We're in good company! Here are some snippets pulled from Dr. Jason Fung's book. Link at the bottom. Famous fasters and some quotes: Hippocrates – “Sudden death is more common in those who are naturally fat than in the lean.”...Read More

Heartaches, Broken People, Ruined Lives: Are our lives marred forever, or can God redeem them?

We all have a "white picket-fence" ideal of our lives: stability, prosperity, and healthy relationships. Like me, you probably expected to achieve your ideal life by walking with God and following His ways. What happens when tragedy strikes, and nothing but...Read More

Can You See the Face of Your Enemy?

Have you ever felt like someone was out to get you? Sometimes we have a face. Sometimes it's just a spiritual battle. Was it a childhood bully, a competitive co-worker, an ex-friend or spouse who tormented you? It's terrifying when the...Read More
God says, "I see you."

When the Most Comforting Words God Says are, “I See You”

God has been telling me, "I see you," this week.   I have wanted to please others since I was little. These misplaced values have been under construction for years. Pleasers are more comfortable in a parenting role with little kids...Read More
Fasting is about giving yourself to God.

Why Fast? How to Stay Encouraged in Small Beginnings

Let's be real: fasting is difficult, and most Christians are not very good at it, including this one. Many "spiritually mature" people struggle with fasting. I have spoken with many other moms, and the consensus is pretty much the same:...Read More