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They were worshiping the Lord and fasting ….
Acts 13:2
In 2010, I started noticing examples in the Bible of people fasting as a community.  Up until this point, I had viewed fasting as a top-secret solitary activity, (Matthew 6:16-18) and it was something in which I had no personal experience.  During 2010, I had the opportunity to fast with some of my closest friends.  The encouragement and support of my friends while fasting was invaluable.  

I would like to invite you to find a group of friends to fast with or to join me in a fast as 2011 begins. 

“Fasting is cleansing. It cleans out our bodies.  It lays bare our souls.  It leads us into the arms of that One for whom we hunger.  In the Divine Arms we become less demanding and more like the one who holds us.  Then we experience new hungers.  We hunger and thirst for justice, for goodness and holiness.  We hunger for what is right.  We hunger to be saints.  Most of us are not nearly hungry enough for the things that really matter.”  Macrina Wiederkehr A Tree Full of Angels

For more information about the fast I will be doing see these links:

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