Clippings from the vinedresser

Is not this the fast I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed to free and to break every yoke? Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover them, and not to hide yourself from your own kin? Isaiah 58:6-7

 

Fasting and Lent go together like hand and glove. There are rules for fasting in some traditions, while other churches encourage fasting but let folks choose their own way of doing it. What is similar across the board is that fasting is not to be an attention gatherer…

 

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