Fast from judging others; Feast on Christ dwelling in everyone.
Fast from an obsession with what divides us;
Feast on an awareness of things that unite us.
Fast from words that pollute, corrupt, hurt and dehumanize others;
Feast on words that affirm human dignity.
Fast from pessimism; Feast on optimism.
Fast from anger; Feast on patience.
Fast from bitterness and resentment;
Feast on forgiveness and reconciliation.
Fast from discouragement;
Feast on hope.
Fast from discontent;
Feast on gratitude.
Fast from self-concern;
Feast on community.
Fast from rumors, gossip and taking delight in the misfortunes of others;
Feast on the generosity of spirit that wishes others well.
Fast from Godless consumerism and over consumption;
Feast on the simplicity that makes room for God in our lives.
Fast from the relentless noise of the 24 hr. news cycle;
Feast on the quest time to reflect, meditate and pray.
Fast from negative facts that depress; Feast on truths that uplift.
Fast from sorrow; Feast on serenity.
Fast from problems that overwhelm; Feast on prayer that sustains.
Fast from the fear that God is too distant to be concerned with the human condition;
Feast on the belief in God’s love for all people.