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rule II: abstinence and fasting

i will create regular days of silence and fasting for myself and molly. with the realization that it is about god’s doing and my being there, on these days of silence i will:

  • abstain from food
  • focus on the gospels if any reading is done
  • abstain from talking
  • abstain from trying to figure it all out
  • focus on communion
  • focus on others

“keep your love for food in check and you will find it easier to control all inclinations of the flesh.
thomas a kempis, the imitation of christ


About david b. clark

a husband and father || a student of philosophy, theology, history, literature, music, art, computer science


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