Fasting (going without) is about coming to understand that there is nothing we can do to make ourselves more acceptable to God. We are accepted as we are. It also helps us focus on our journey with Jesus in difficult times.
“Water is ubiquitous in our land, so cheap that its almost magical attributes are easily forgotten. But fresh water, worldwide, is running out, and the consequences … will dominate global politics for at least the next generation.” Dave Withrow, 30/04/11
Place a cup of clean water on your desk or table to remind you of what you usually take for granted.