Fast and Feast During Lent


Fast from discontent.Feast on gratitude.Fast from anger.Feast on patience.Fast from worry.Feast on faith.Fast from complaining.Feast on appreciation.Fast from bitterness.Feast on forgiveness.Fast from self-centeredness.Feast on compassion for others.Fast from lethargy.Feast on enthusiasm.Fast from emphasis on differences.Feast on recognizing unity.

Fast from unsettling anxiety.Feast on inner peace.Fast from half-heartedness.Feast on commitment.*

*Source unknown but generally attributed to a longer version by William Arthur Ward (1921-1994)