TRUE FAITH BLOG

On this blog, we write about the doctrine and spiritual life of the Orthodox Church. We also write about the Orthodox Church’s response to controversial topics, like abortion. Not sure where to start? Start with the Church’s teachings or our Ultimate Guide to Etiquette in Orthodox Churches.

5 Health Benefits of Fasting

Fasting helps us deepen our communion with God. This isn’t an act of miserable self-deprivation, but one of agape love and joyful giving. And to top it off, we get to enjoy numerous health benefits from it, too!

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Making our Prayers Tangible

When we pray to God, a lot of the time we pray for things we think we need. Many Christians also make it a habit to pray for others and their needs – family members,

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5 Health Benefits of Fasting

Fasting helps us deepen our communion with God. This isn’t an act of miserable self-deprivation, but one of agape love and joyful giving. And to top it off, we get to enjoy numerous health benefits from it, too!

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