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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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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A Lot Like Lent

Without Easter, our faith means nothing

Growing up Catholic, Lent meant the forty days that I would spend avoiding pop (Pittsburghese for “soda,” if you didn’t know) and eating fried fish on Fridays, or sometimes cheese pizza. Growing up in Catholic school, Lent meant going to mass on a Wednesday and getting ashes put on my forehead, and doing the Stations…

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