The year I found out my adopted son was a felon I fasted a lot. It was survival fasting–not so much about food or no food, more about please, God, help us survive this.
But at my low points I still questioned whether fasting helped.
Meriam Ibrahim reminds me why we fast, so I decided to…fast again.
Governments protest. Lawyers appeal. Journalists report. A young mother languishes in jail, facing torture and death.
Such pain and uncertainty defies description.
It seems a small thing to beg God to spare her.
Please. For her little ones. Please…