Sunday, February 21, 2010

More thoughts from Ash Wednesday

On Fasting...

The reading from Isaiah reminds us that God expects our fasting to be just, to reach out to those in need, to break the yoke of their burden & set them free. “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? Then your light shall break forth like the dawn, and your healing shall spring up quickly…”

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