Fasting for Freedom

Kim Jagwe
6 min readJun 3, 2021
Photo by Juliette F on Unsplash

Confessions of a Former Food Addict

How is it that I’ve eaten half a bag of kettle-cooked BBQ potato chips, and I only came to get a cup of water? That helpless feeling you experience every time food calls is crippling your resolve to lose weight. Maybe fasting can help with that! Those are not entirely secret but also not fully disclosed meals in the car when you are alone; yeah, maybe fasting can help with that. You know what the doctor said about your blood pressure being too high and your numbers landing you in the “off the chart” category? You already know what I’m going to say. Fasting might be the lifeline you need!

I know your curiosity is piqued, yet you’re also afraid to give up your food. You need food, all the food! Meanwhile, having so much of it has landed you in a peculiar place. Now you can’t go without it, according to your doctor.

What is a Spiritual Fast?

It’s obvious I’m no Medical Doctor! Never in bazillion years would I tell you to go against your physician’s orders. Listen to your doctor, please! The point of taking this battle with food addiction to the spiritual level of fasting is so that you actually get closer to absolute food freedom.

By Wikipedia’s definition:

Fasting is the willful refrainment from eating and



Kim Jagwe

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