Finding Your Purpose

January 6, 2008 | 226 views

Before you start fasting, take some time to think about why you are fasting. Jesus did not fast to lose weight. He was to be stripped naked, and hung bleeding on a Cross. His purpose in fasting was for the strength to complete His ministry. Healing,... 


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  • Anorexia and Fasting (6)
    • Tom Coghill: Hi Carrie, You need to rebuild your self image. IF you hate yourself and your body everything you do will be destructive to your health. Go to and read. If you are fasting get a juicer at least you will be getting nutrients. You can eat small amounts of food but...
    • Carrie: Thank you for posting really makes me want to get help but I’m kinda scared to. I have been suffering from an eating disorder for the past 8 years. weather it be starving or binging and purging. For the past 6 days, I have been fasting. I dont want to eat because Im afraid...
  • Ask a Question (43)
    • Tom Coghill: Hi Tah, I would get excited rather than afraid. With 300 pages on how to fast and a few thousand questions and answers…. what can I add to that. MMM… Fly to the Philippines and do a year of study with the research team. :-)
    • Tom Coghill: Sarah, I think a 1000 people have asked me to guess the answer to that question. I keep repeating,weight loss during fasting depends on many factors that I cannot predict. Did you read the post on fasting and weight loss? I do not recommend laxatives and water fasting. Better to use...
    • Tah: Hi Tom, tomorrow i’m going to begin my first fast. I’m a little scared but I know that it’s something I have to do for my health. As I was reading through the articles, I believe you said a juice fast is the best way to start. would you suggest that even though i’m...
    • Sarah: 17 day water and laxative tea fast? how much could i lose?
  • Featured Retreat (6)
    • Patrick O'Connor: Tom, You have truly done an amazing job on your site. You have inspired me. The island sounds like the perfect fasting getaway. Looking forward to the research and friendship hanging with you in the Philippines. Talk soon, Patrick
  • Fasting Teenagers (40)
    • Tom Coghill: Hi Rachel, On a dry fast forget anything else as it will not help. Do not do a laxative on a dry fast as you will hydrate. Any documentation would help. If you get dizzy get down or kneel on one knee. You seem to have a slow metabolism. You are doing great. Tom
    • Rachel Z: Thanks, Tom! By the way, I posted this on the wrong board. I’m 33 years old. Not sure I understand. How do you do a laxative on a dry fast? I looked up some that you can buy in tinctures but I thought that most tinctures need to be diluted. Or aren’t enema’s water...
    • Layla: hi tom i have been fasting on water
    • Tom Coghill: Rachel Z, I am so happy you have discovered fasting. You are on the right track. For everyone with serious health conditions, I recommend using the enema daily or every other day. The colon has a massive number of parasites that can cause serious health problem. Please document your...
  • Cannabis, Smoking Pot, Weed, Research (16)
    • Tom Coghill: Through a darkfield microscope doing live blood analysis you can see tar in the blood. It will reduce the detoxification. If you do a creativity test, such as art, guitar or writing both high and straight and compare the results you will clearly see that the creativity is just a...
    • shonn: smoking or eating weed occassionally during a fast, will it hurt the fast and detoxification
    • celeb: thank-you. Tom, it’s something I’d like to move away from, but in ways am afraid my creativity & way I get into that creative space will disappear. It’s strange to hear, but it’s the way I feel.

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