Originally Posted by jack
When I fast I find that I feel that I am not suffering a great deal. It seems to become more like a routine. Then is there any spiritual merit in fasting if it becomes similar to not eating because you are not hungry. I sincerely want to do some penance at least but it seems even what I do is not giving me the result I want.
I have found when I combine fasting with prayer during weekly adoration of the Blessed Sacrament......takes the routine out and gives you the time with the Lord......I have found I can really feel the Lord presence. I get chills just thinking about it.