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How to Fast During Lent and Throughout the Year for Spiritual Growth

How to Fast During Lent and Throughout the Year for Spiritual Growth

Wondering how to make your diet and weight-loss journey a spiritual one? Food has always played a significant role in religion, and it is possible to blend your physical aspirations with your spiritual goals. Food has been a theme throughout the history of global religions. It not only provides nourishment for our bodies, but it also has spiritual significance. Abstinence from food represents self-control and discipline which are godly traits. 1 Corinthians 7:5 tells us that overindulgence in food is gluttonous and sinful. “So that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control,” the verse reads. Fasting...