The Weapon of Humility

"In prayer you shall perceive ... the way out of every situation that has no exit." 
Medjugorje March 28, 1985

"Do novenas of fasting and renunciation so that satan be far from you and grace be around you"                                                                                                             -  Medjugorje July 25, 2005


Do you realize that every day when we fast, we are exercising our humility muscle? We are training ourselves to be more humble when we say, “You know what self? No. You may not eat a cheese omelet for breakfast, a taco salad for lunch and lasagna for dinner, along with any other snacks you feel like. You, my inner brat, are going to have bread today. Yes, you are. You are just eating bread.” We have a mental slap down of the will when we have this conversation with ourselves, and that decision is suppressing our pride and increasing the antidote: humility. 


Years ago, I heard a priest on the radio say that when we hear it said of someone “he is very humble,” we recognize that as a good thing, and yet, often times, we don’t seek to be humble ourselves. It struck me so much then, because I had never even really considered humility as something to be cultivated.


Isn’t it odd that the deepest circle of purgatory in Dante is pride?


Doesn’t anger or lust seem worse to you? Only when we recognize the sin of Lucifer who was so prideful as to think himself equal to God can we see how dangerous pride is to humanity.


Still, we probably would go about our day forgetting to try to work on humility except…. EXCEPT…. that we intellectually know that humility wields great power against the devil and his minions. He literally couldn’t stand it when the Virgin said, “let it be done unto me according to YOUR will.” So that fact, in and of itself ought to make us gleeful that we hold such power over him. Besides saying no to our desires for food today, how else can we be humble? Let’s see…


We can defer to others for what they would like…

We can ask others more about themselves and speak less of ourselves…

We can hold our tongue when we want to talk back (arrrrgg)

We can prepare for confession. 


Let’s pray for each other that in addition to fasting, we work on being humble today.


How mad can you make Lucifer today???


You wield such power by what you will do today. Your book of life will be recording what damage was done. Thank you for fasting with us today. Have a fabulous weekend.



Why We Fast – Our Core Fasting Intentions

1) For the Holy Spirit to reign down upon America renewing our land as the Christian, capitalist meritocracy we were founded to be.

2) For the protection of our police, firefighters, military and their families from harm and that the Lord bless their courageous generosity on our behalf one hundredfold.

3) For the protection of the families who fast with us, and for God’s blessings of abundance upon them and that true to His word, we will be able to witness that He prospered us in famine.

Would you like to learn more about fasting?

We maintain a repository of ideas and information we have learned over the last decade while fasting weekly for America. From scientific studies on the benefits of fasting, to the differences between intermittent dieting vs intermittent fasting, to scriptural references regarding the power of fasting to the history of first century Christians who stated believers are obligated to fast weekly, we hope you will find numerous insights with our free resource located here.

Together let us also implore Heaven while fasting for intentions you have highlighted:

4) For Mike Lindell who is putting himself on the front lines suing over the election fraud that has taken place and for all of the warriors who are stepping up around the nation to fight for the gospel – May The Father cover them in the blood of our savior,  protect them and their families from evil and bring victory to their endeavors.

5) For priests, ministers and all who aspire to lead others to the Lord, that the Holy Spirit will reign down upon them as at Pentecost filling them to overflowing with an understanding of what the Lord wants, courage and the desire to preach what He would have them preach and protection and strength from all evil that comes against them. 

6) For the Americans jailed after January 6th who were admitted to the Capitol building by the police, and who were not found to have destroyed any property at the capitol yet who have been held captive ever since on our own soil - That God's Spirit will move quickly to bring justice back to this land by freeing them while enlightening Americans how to bring God's justice back to our nation.

7) For young Megan who has an incurable liver condition @ Duke Hospital - Asking the Divine Physician for a complete healing.

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