Why are we so focused on us being beautiful? Why are we so focused on our happiness?
Life is not about being happy or feeling beautiful. Life is not about being entertained by the things on this planet. Life is not about signing in to your blog and scrolling the hours away. Life is not about watching MTV or Nickelodeon. Life is not about beating every level on a video game.
Life is about glorifying God. Life is about getting out there and serving Him with everything that we have.
When we fast, it’s not just a break from a certain thing or pass-time. We’re supposed to be filling the time that that item or event took up with servitude to God; learning more about Him and teaching others about Him and being active in His community.
So what’s stopping us?