Fasting – Week Two

Remember that thing I said last week about “extra hours?”  I think I’m going to have to take that back.  This week grew wings and flew right past me!  But hey, who’s complaining?  I’m running down the home stretch now – only 6 more days to go!!! <<extended running man dance break>>  I am practically overflowing with joy, as I write this post!  Not because I will be reunited with my dear sweet friend, Sugar, soon, but because God has truly been blowing my mind lately.

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Think, Think, Think…

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I am on a twenty-one day fast (closing out day eleven) and environmental distractions are at bare minimum.   I don’t watch TV; I don’t read anything except my Bible and some AW Tozer; I’m not spending my time in the kitchen trying out various recipes – I have more time on my hands than I ever thought possible.  What I have discovered, though, is how easily I can distract myself.

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Fasting – Day Nine

It’s not even 10:00, and I’m ready to go to sleep.  I’m thinking about cutting my daily posts down to weekly posts since my days have sort of settled into a routine.  Yeah, I think that’s the new plan…okay!  See you on Saturday!

Today’s Scripture:

The people who walked in darkness 
Have seen a great light; 
Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, 
Upon them a light has shined. 

-Isaiah 9:2 (NKJV)

Fasting – Day Three

I’ve heard that it takes twenty-one days to make or break a habit.  Part of me wonders if I will have broken habits completely by the end of this fast, or just learn how to discipline myself in certain areas better.  David Wilkerson fasted from television and then went on to stop watching it for the rest of his life.  I don’t know if that’s going to be me or not…I do know that this whole venture is beginning to frighten me – in a good way.

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Fasting – Day One

My church just started a corporate 21-day fast.  The details of the fast were left up to individual discretion, meaning each person was able to choose what he/she wanted to abstain from.  Some members mentioned a full fast (no food, just water), others mentioned a Daniel fast (veggies, rice, beans, fruits, and water – no sweets, no meats, no milk), and I…well I wasn’t too sure when I woke up what I was going to fast from.

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