Fasting is far more than just an obligation or even a discipline; it is connected with the very mystery of life and death, of salvation and damnation.
“Fasting is a medicine.” — St. John Chrysostom
“The days will come, when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.” — Matthew 9:15
“What are you giving up for Lent?” While the question might be common in many Christian circles, it seems that answers to it are, well, increasingly creative. In fact, there…