As you might have heard in Episode 8: Fasting’s Got Us Mesmerized, Chris details his past and current experiences with fasting and how influential it has been in strengthening his faith. He is currently participating in the Daniel Fast. The Daniel Fast is a 3 week fast that, aside from cleansing your body by ridding your physical body of unnatural, self-gratifying food and drink, helps to seek a more intimate relationship with God. The Daniel Fast is based on verses from the Bible found in Daniel 10:2-3. “At that time I, Daniel, mourned for three weeks. I ate no choice food; no meat or wine touched my lips; and I used no lotions at all until the three weeks were over.” These three weeks refer to the observance of Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread, which take place during the first month of the year (Exodus 12:1-20). Chris’ stories and experiences have inspired me to go on a spiritual quest myself, and I am doing the Daniel Fast! I am not a pro at fasting like my co-host, but I will be sharing my experience on this three week journey. I hope to, as Chris did, inspire others to try to get closer with God and their faith. Check back here for updates on my progress and let us know what you think about the Daniel Fast and your experiences with it if you have been through this experience before. – Justin
Day 0: Prepping for the Fast!