Fasting, feasting, etc


As I understand it, both of the following would be sins: repeatedly and purposefully consuming more than one requires and repeatedly and purposefully consuming less than one requires. Is that right?

Now, purposefully but temporarily consuming less than one requires (e.g. for a day or two) is certainly not inherently sinful because we are called to do it for lent, so it must not be sinful.

If that is the case, then is purposefully but temporarily consuming more than one requires (e.g. for a day or two) inherently sinful? Why or why not? Thanks.


There is nothing wrong with fasting but don’t die from it by never eating again.

Nothing wrong with having a feast, I guess when you weigh more stones than you have fingers and toes then there is a problem unless you are eight feet tall.


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