Couples + Fasting = Deeper Intimacy

The Key to a Healthy Marriage

Do not deprive each other except by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come back together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. ~1 Corinthians 7:5 When most hear the word “fasting” they automatically assume it means they have…

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Surely Make You Lose Your Mind

Life In the Fast Lane

If you are a child of the ‘70s or ‘80s, and you were allowed to listen to rock and roll music “and bad-mouth your country”, you likely have heard the song, “Life in the Fast Lane”, written by Frey, Henley, and Walsh of The Eagles. Personally, I have always enjoyed that song because of the…

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Fasting According to Isaiah 58

Isaiah 58

I was absolutely clueless what I would write about this month.  “Fasting” is not something I’ve ever taken part in.  At least, not that I’ve been aware of. But then I started my Lent devotions and am studying through a Wonderous Encounters: Scripture for Lent by Richard Rohr.   The day I was going to email Jen…

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What I Learned About Fasting – Then and Now

Growing up in the church, I heard about this concept of fasting from time to time. I heard pastors read verses that said to, “fast and pray” or other phrases like that, but I never really gave it a second thought. I had always thought of fasting as simply a personal challenge to give something…

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