Reflection — February 9th
I am writing this on Boxing Day, when the subject of fasting is, perhaps, on peoples’ minds more than usual! I know a number of people who fast, not to fight the battle of the Christmas bulge, but as a spiritual discipline which lets them hear God more clearly and inch towards Him in a quiet and very personal way.
In today’s passage, Isaiah warns that appropriate and meaningful spiritual disciplines like fasting must not actually get in the way of God’s Kingdom. Where our daily routines, or special programmes, open us up to God — creating fertile ground for His word and will — we can
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