Friday, May 15, 2009

Benefits of Fasting

Fasting is a period of time when one abstains from food or specific items.  There are many ways one can fast (absolute/total fast (no food or water), water fast, partial fast, juice fast), just select which is best for you.  For more information about fasting visit these websites Falcon Blanco and Campus Crusade for Christ International.

Considering a fast? Prepare your mind, body and spirit.  Preparation = Success

Why fast?
  • Threat of toxic environment
  • Give body a boost
  • Threat of internal toxins
  • Rest from the "SAD" (the standard American diet)
Physical Benefits of Fasting
  • Rest from food (gives body a chance to cleanse and rejuvenate)
  • Restore a healthy GI tract
  • Increased energy and better health
  • Healing benefits
Mental and Spiritual Benefits of Fasting
  • Humbles the flesh
  • Regain control over your natural appetites for things that are not good for you
  • Enhances mental health (beat stress, overcome depression, enjoy peace)
  • Build a Godly character
  • Release God's power in your life

Have a wonderful weekend!
Peace and love,