self-preservation is craft

Self-preservation is not instinct to me. It is craft. When I make seventy-five pierogi at once it says your sustenance is worth dedicating five hours to. It says here, you don’t have to find strength to cook dinner for the next two weeks. It says you are worth preserving. Even if it is the littlest,Continue reading “self-preservation is craft”

on fasting

He, therefore, who eats and cannot fast, let him display richer almsgiving, let him pray more, let him have a more intense desire to hear divine words. St. John Chrysostom, “On Fasting” Fasting seasons like Lent can be really difficult for Christians in recovery from eating disorders, or with body-image issues in general. I really likedContinue reading “on fasting”