Xerophagy, meaning “dry eating” in Greek, is the practice of eating uncooked foods, such as raw vegetables, fruits, nuts, and grains. To eat this way was considered “dry” because so much of ancient fare was cooked using rich-tasting olive oil for flavoring. Xerophagy is a form of fasting commonly observed during Great Lent and at […]
The first rule in fasting is to know why you are fasting. It is not to go on a weight loss diet or to boast that you are following all the fasting rules for God. God does not need our perfect adherence to it. Rather it is a tool to make us better. But better […]
Meat and animal products, no restrictions on this day.
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