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What gift do you treasure

That grows as you share?
Fasting’s a pleasure
Through Heaven’s good care
  • in the day of your fast ye find pleasureIsa. 58:3 .

Chapter 58

The true law of the fast, with its purposes and attendant blessings, is set forth—The commandment to keep the Sabbath is given.
Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the abands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go bfree, and that ye break every yoke?
Is it not to deal thy bread to the ahungry, and that thou bring the bpoor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from cthine own flesh?

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The gift of fasting
Is everlasting
It nourishes the soul
And miracles unfold

What do you think is the gift of fasting?  Turning our minds to thing of importance and putting off the “natural man” for the things of the spirit!  It is great to step back from the world and have the spirit nourished and taught.

Sometimes I write because a title comes to me…

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Reset your clock
On the first, get ahead.
Fast and unlock
The spirit, to be led.

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The lingering of prayer
The journey of fasting
For answers start there
Through faith and asking

Why me? What should I do?
Which path should I take?
The Lord hears us through
And knows uncertainty’s heartache

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>Fasting is a beautiful thing
For the Spirit and blessing that it brings
A special way to express our faith
And pray for someone concerning something

To give up pride and our rebellious ways
To distinguish black and white from all the greys
To go without that another might have
While acknowledging all the bounty that one has

pondering our Fast and Testimony meeting…

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