Lent 40 Days Fast

As we approach the solemn season of Lent, I am thrilled to invite you on a transformative Christian journey starting from February 14th, 2024. For the next 40 days, I’ll be sharing daily reflections on why all Christians should embrace the practice of fasting by giving up something dear to us. It’s a small sacrifice in comparison to the immense love Jesus showed us!

Lent, a cherished Christian tradition, symbolizes the 40 days Jesus spent fasting and facing temptation in the desert before embarking on his public ministry, as given in account, the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke.

Fasting, prayer, and aiding the less fortunate are the three spiritual disciplines of Lent, forming a powerful trifecta of conversion as we prepare for the Easter season’s joy. Fasting, in particular, adds a profound dimension to our prayer life, requiring us to deny ourselves for increased spiritual awareness, commitment reinforcement, and heartfelt petitions to God.

It’s not just about giving up breakfast, TV, cake, animal meat or food, but also about detachment—breaking free from attachments that may have gained undue importance in our lives. Through fasting/fast from, we aim to reclaim our spiritual strength and restore balance. By denying ourselves in small ways, we foster self-discipline as Jesus’ disciples did and the ability to prioritize larger, more meaningful goals over momentary comforts.

Let’s embark on this communal fast together, creating a space to share our thoughts and experiences. This journey is not about seeking praise or sympathy, manipulation, or harm to our bodies. When done correctly, fasting becomes a spiritual practice that elevates our prayers to new heights. As so many who have done so can be a testament to its effect.

I warmly encourage you to comment, share your insights, or join us in this shared experience. May this Lenten season bring us closer to our Christian faith and each other.


Noel Christopher 🙏

Daniel Fast and Lions