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40 Days of Decrease

40 Days of Decrease A Different Kind of Hunger. A Different Kind of Fast.

By Alicia Britt Chole
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.35 Stars

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On 5/16 Lindsay Banton wrote: I pretend that Alicia and I are on first name basis because her real life BFF is a good friend of mine. I have heard her speak numerous times and always walk away amazed and full, like after a truly wonderful Thanksgiving meal. 40 Days of Decrease is no different from any of her other books, as ... Book Review: 40 Days of Decrease

Lindsay's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/14 Katie @ A Place to Dwell wrote: Hello, friends! I'm excited to share a few thoughts on some of my recent readings! Spiritual disciplines do not transform, they only become relational opportunities to open the heart to the Spirit who transforms." - John H. Coe40 Days of Decrease was such ... What I've Been Reading Lately: 40 Days of Decrease, Breaking Busy, and The Bronte Plot

Katie @ A Place to Dwell's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/3 Ravenaier wrote:  Title: 40 Days of Decrease: A Different Kind of Hunger, A Different Kind of FastAuthor: Alicia Britt CholeSeries: nonePublish Date: Jan 5, 2016Publisher: Thomas NelsonISBN: 978-0718076603Buy It Link: AmazonSynopsis: What if you fasted regret?What if your friends fasted comparison?What if your generation ... #REVIEW: 40 Days of Decrease by Alicia Britt Chole

Ravenaier's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/24 trippingintograce wrote: I am constantly asked what I am going to give up for lent. I’ve never participated in the practice of giving something up during the time period between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday. It’s not that there aren’t things that I need to take a step back from in order to reflect on Christ, because ... 40 Days of Decrease

trippingintograce's Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/11 BobonBooks wrote: I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I first looked at this book. Would this be a collection of cheesy meditations and gimmicky ideas of what one might fast from? Having walked through the book, I would confess myself pleasantly surprised, as well as personally stretched, by the meditations, reflections, ... Review: 40 Days of Decrease

BobonBooks' Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/5 fairfarmhand wrote: The author challenges the reader to participate in a series of fasts, a different one each day. And these fasts go above and beyond giving up chocolate, soda, or television. She asks us to fast other things. Things like a critical spirit. Complaining. Comparisons. Guilt from the past. Honestly, ... Book Review: 40 Days of Decrease–Fasting at a Whole New Level (I’d rather give up food)

fairfarmhand's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/4 Cherlyn Decker wrote: I was immediately drawn to the subtitle’s invitation: “A different kind of hunger. A different kind of fast.” As a Pentecostal Christian, Lent has not been a practice of mine but, I have fasted and I knew fasting included the hunger pains of giving up food. So how could this fast bring a different ... Fasting is less about food and more about removing what holds us back from God

Cherlyn's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/3 "mazmagi" Peggy wrote: "40 Days of Decrease-A Different Kind of Hunger. A Different Kind of Fast." By Alicia Britt Chole 'is a beautiful invitation to prepare for the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection in a more meaningful way than ever before' so this is why after reading a 6 day sampling with You Version reading plans, ... AWE-some, LIFE CHANGING! Preparation of heart and soul, "fasting" through any season, like Lent!

"mazmagi" Peggy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/3 Mrs. Chrissy T wrote: We ache deep within to meaningfully honor Christ's resurrection. Yet, in practice, this focal point in the liturgical calendar is often a celebration of a public holiday more than it is of humanity's hope.40 Days of Decrease invites readers to walk with Jesus through holy decrease of less and loss that ... 40 Days of Decrease- Book Review

Mrs. Chrissy T's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/1 theMICAHANDREW wrote: For this last season of Lent, the time from Ash Wednesday - Easter, I followed a guide that I found from The Village Church. It gave me various things to fast for each of the 7 weeks of Lent, and helped me gain a new appreciation for the season. Just after Lent, I began reading 40 Days of Decrease. ... #40DaysOfDecrease by @AliciaChole

theMICAHANDREW's Rating:

4 Stars