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The 100 Day Fast of Emperor Penguins

Did you know that Emperor penguins spend about 4 months fasting as they watch over, care for, and incubate their eggs? This is a 100 to a 115 day fast! ...


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Fasting as a Spiritual Discipline

John Piper writes: “My own serious consideration of fasting as a spiritual discipline began as a result of visiting Dr. Joon Gon Kim in Seoul, Korea. ...


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New Insight into the Miracle of Metamorphosis

Until recently, the only way to study how a caterpillar changes into a butterfly was to cut open the chrysalis or x-ray it—both with fatal results. ...


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There are 80,000 Options for a Starbucks Beverage

At your local Starbucks you have lots of options. You could start by ordering a Tall, Non-Fat Latte With Caramel Drizzle. Or a Grande, Iced, Sugar-Free, ...


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Spiritual Disciplines Expose Our Sinful Tendencies

The spiritual disciplines … are so easy that any adult human being can do them. There are no particular skills required to be alone, to be silent, ...


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Lent, The Great Rebellion

In a recent op-ed for The New York Times, Catholic writer Arthur C. Brooks notes the power that he has found in the difficult practices of Lent that bring ...


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Statistics on How Often We Eat and Diet

According to the USDA, between ages twenty and fifty the average person spends about 28,000 hours eating—over 1160 days. Our daily schedules are ...


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The Power and Purpose of Fasting

Fasting makes me vulnerable and reminds me of my frailty. It reminds me to remember that if I am not fed I will die … Standing before God hungry, ...


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Comparing Our Bodies to an Amusement Park Ride

The Week magazine runs a column called "What's Next?," a regular contest based on current events. In a recent issue they asked readers to submit answers ...


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Junk Food Execs Don't Eat Their Company's Food

Every year the average American eats 33 pounds of cheese and 70 pounds of sugar. On average, 11 percent of our diet comes from saturated fats. Every ...


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