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Fasting from Facebook

Author: Nate Van Denend, student, Calvin Theological Seminary
The Banner
Posted on: Jun 5, 2009

“Nathaniel Van Denend is fasting from Facebook. See you when the Son comes up.”

I wrote that on Ash Wednesday, shortly after deciding to give up Facebook, the social networking site, for Lent. But then I thought to myself, “Facebook, well I only check that maybe 10 times or so a day—it won’t be much of a sacrifice.” So I decided to give up all news-related media for Lent.

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