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I Fast in Silence

 I've decided to fast for two weeks to become aware of the material word, desire, and to understand and experience suffering. This all came to me in a spiritual dream. I've never been on a fast before and really had no clue of what it detailed. After completing two intense days of the  lemonade detox (water, lemons, cayenne pepper, maple syrup)  I soon realized I am on medication and needed something heavier in my stomach in order for me to take my meds.  On the third day I made a smoothie with just organic fruits, flax, and combined it with the lemonade detox recipe for breakfast and lunch. For dinner I will continue with the lemonade detox. I guess you can say I'm on a raw food fast. We must remember that fasting is not a diet plan or self punishment. Jesus fasted for 40 days. Fasting is between you and God. 

In doing research just last night I stumbled across some of Gandhi's quotes: 

-Fasting is for self-purification.

-A complete fast is a complete and literal denial of self. It is the truest prayer.

-A genuine fast cleanses the body, mind and soul. It crucifies the flesh and to that extent sets the soul free.

-What the eyes are for the outer world, fasts are for the inner.

-Whenever there is distress which one cannot remove one must fast and pray.

This is is the beginning of the end. Stay tuned! 


  1. Very interesting quotes; thanks for sharing !

    Good luck with fasting...keep us updated !



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