A Girl and Her God: My fasting experience.
I tried fasting for 3 days and this is how it went.
First of all, I am not used to fasting, as a kid when we were told to fast, I remember sneaking around to put food into my stomach, no matter what measures my aunt took to make sure there is no food in the house, there will always be biscuits in my pockets.
Late last year, after I had a conversation about God with my sister I decided I was going to take my relationship with God seriously.
I started fasting one day per week, 6 am to 12 pm, no biggie right? And then I saw a video of Dr. Myles Monroe talking about fasting and he gave more insight on fasting which I am going to transcribe in my next article, this information motivated me to try 3 days of fasting.
How did it go?
On the first day, it started great because I was excited and I can already see the end in mind, I mean I am used to 6-12, so what’s 3 days? Past 12 and my stomach ain’t saying nothing (that’s okay) by 4 pm I felt like I was going to die, and yes I was drinking water, water is tasteless by the way. I prayed to God to forgive me for not pushing through and that I will build momentum as time goes on.
Baby steps. From 6-12 and I will upgrade to 6-6 before I can go for a whole day and then 2 days, then 3 days and hopefully one day 40 days.
I felt God was going to get mad at me, but it was different because I know he is not. Maybe I am imagining things but God is beginning to speak to me. Not like literally with words but through people, a passage of the Bible, a whisper. I don't know how to explain it.
So yes, fasting is hard and needs preparation but we have God to give us strength. God is good, I am not saying this because everyone says it, I am saying it because I have experienced it first hand.
How about taking him seriously?