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Reflections on fasting

“Fasting is as old as humanity: it was legislated in paradise. It was the first command that Adam received: You shall not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil (Gen 2, 17). You shall not eat legislate the fasting and self-control. If Eve had fasted from the tree, we would not need this fasting now. For those who are well have no need of physician, but those who are sick (Mt 9, 12). We have been injured by sin; let us be healed by repentance. But repentance is futile without fasting.”

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