I’ve fasted many times in my life for all the wrong reasons. Or, rather, they feel like the wrong reasons now.
The day before yesterday the thought occured to me that I needed to fast. It was an intense feeling, not just a passing thought.
Last night I decided to have a snack. When I entered my kitchen I stood looking at the food--junk food--and I didn’t want a single morsel of it. A switch went off inside of me and I knew that I had started a fast.
Today is day one.
So far today has been the easiest first day of a fast I’ve ever experienced. Every once in a while I’ll ... read more