Why I Fast?
There exists a list of medical benefits for FASTING. Today I will not attempt to tackle that list… Instead, I want to share my personal experience with FASTING along with the many things FASTING both produced and reduced from my world. There are various reasons why one may choose FASTING. There are also various things one might choose to FAST from, for examples: electronic devices, water, people…etc. This Blog entry will discuss my FASTING from food intake.
My very first experience with FASTING happened five (5) years ago, prior to that time, I had not ever FAST yet, the idea intrigued me. You mean to tell me that I could go without food intake for several days? Hmm., interesting, to say the least. I might want to give it a go, was my first thought. Three days into the FAST I felt weakness, faintly, dainty, light yet, no hunger. Speaking of hunger., it can prove to be rather easy to give into these sensations., quickly grabbing the closest thing and immediately devouring it. I suggest when thinking of employing a FAST to rid your environment of all foods. Clear the refrigerator, the pantry., if gardening, fast on/in Planting Season. This reduce the temptation of habitual eating.
I Learned from that experience the importance of energy conservation: who or what we choose to give/share our energy with. I found the need to remain at ease., monitoring closely my mood, my thoughts; intakes and outtakes. To my surprise I did not feel the sensation of hunger even after the third day., actually felt ‘full’ there was a want for food intake, but, only out of habit., ‘Im not hungry but, I can eat’.. Yet, no real need for foods. The urge for food was no more after day seven. I felt a burst of energy, physically it felt as if I could have lift a barn. My thoughts became clearer., meditation, became easier, longer. The hours of sleep for me decreased as my energy increased. Physically things like my posture improved, my mood shifted., there was not the feel of sluggishness or the feel of lazy (which I had previously felt).
Ended my first FAST on day eighth (8th). Frequently, I’m asked questions like, “is fasting hard” or “which days are the hardest ”. Personally, I believe that all things are easy, all one has to do is shift his/her perception to seeing the ease in all things. Things I gained through FASTING includes yet, not limited to: self discipline, clearer interpretation of insights, clearer interpretation of information. Things that were withdrawn from me, includes yet, not limited to: toxins drained out from my temple, toxins drained out from my mental , impurities, sluggishness, fatigue.
FASTING, for me, is an excellent energy builder plus an overall detox. FASTING from the constant food intake /munching, chewing, swallowing, improves brain activity., increasing mental ability and capacity as well as improving translations and gaining clearer interpretation of spiritual insights.
Matthew 4:4 ~ ‘But he answered, “It is written; man does not live by bread alone but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of god.”~
Honestly, I do not suggest bread as a food., this within itself is for future Blog entry. Some may suggest that FASTING is not for everyone. Well, the ‘some’ might just be wrong. In conclusions, which are formed from personal experience: anyone, anywhere, at any moment can benefit by employing FASTING as a weekly, monthly or yearly regiment. However, I do not suggest that one simply take the information shared in this blog, employ FASTING for yourself, keep a journal, (hands on experience is one of the best experience of our human lives) then share your own findings with others. TogAther we can promote Life in abundance, as God designed.
*ElevationIsNow *ReRa MagicIam