Lent – a Feast of a Fast !

A Lent of Opportunity for a Hungry Adults & Young Adults, in a  Faith Community:                    or A Feast of a Fast:  (Source unknown)

Lent 2013,- Journeying together towards the Light!

Fast from judging others;        Feast on Christ dwelling in them.

Fast from emphasis on differences;   Feast on the unity of all life.

Fast from apparent darkness; Feast on the reality of all light.

Fast from thoughts of illness; Feast on the healing power of God.

Fast from words that pollute; Feast on phrases that purify.

Fast from discontent; Feast on gratitude.

Fast from anger; Feast on patience.

Fast from pessimism; Feast on optimism.

Fast from worry; Feast on God’s providence.

Fast from complaining; Feast on appreciation.

Fast from negatives; Feast on affirmatives.

Fast from unrelenting pressures;Feast on unceasing prayer.

Fast from hostility; Feast on non-resistance.

Fast from bitterness; Feast on forgiveness.

Fast from self-concern; Feast on compassion for others.

Fast from personal anxiety; Feast on eternal truth.

Fast from discouragement; Feast on hope.

Fast from facts that depress; Feast on verities that uplift.

Fast from suspicion; Feast on truth.

Fast from thoughts that weaken; Feast on promises that inspire.

Fast from shadows of sorrow; Feast on the sunlight of serenity.

Fast from idle gossip; Feast on purposeful silence.

Fast from problems that overwhelm; Feast on prayer that sustains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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