Fasting is a concrete way to centre on God. In the process of fasting, we learn what controls us. Fasting is not primarily about abstaining from food: it is about feasting on the Word of God. Fasting is a discipline one enters gradually – we walk before we run. While we fast, we go about our daily routines, but inwardly, we are constantly remembering that we are in God’s presence. Fasting can bring about breakthroughs in the spiritual realm that can hardly ever happen any other way. To explore fasting as a spiritual discipline, click here.
There’s also an interesting website on “fasting for Dummies”!