Dry Fasting: Fact or Fiction by Tallis Barker, Ph.D.

DRY FASTING Dry fasting: fact and fiction written by Tallis Barker Ph.D. Article sections:I. IntroductionII. Understanding the misunderstanding around dry fastingIII. THE FACTS ABOUT DRY FASTINGIV. Is dry fasting safe?V. Dangers of dry fasting I. Introduction If...

What is Lent by Ask the UMC & umc.org

What is Lent and why does it last forty days? Lent is a journey of preparation for following the way of Jesus. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications. Lent is a season of forty days, not counting Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on...

The Gayatri Prayer

Gayatri is recited by a spiritual aspirant to remember the higher purpose of life, it can also be an invocation or prayer to God in order to lift our consciousness upwards. It is usually recited by the people who consider ‘knowing the ultimate truth’...