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NavPress Hunger Pains: A Woman's Guide to a Spiritual Fast

Discover how fasting empowers your spiritual life. Cynthia Moe felt God directing her to deepen her relationship with Him through fasting. Hunger Pains marks her daily account of the highs and lows, the challenges and the breakthroughs, she experienced during this endeavor. Cynthia's story may inspire you to discover this important spiritual discipline for yourself. The book is divided into 40 short chapters, one for each day of her fast.
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Customer Reviews for Hunger Pains: A Woman's Guide to a Spiritual Fast
Review 1 for Hunger Pains: A Woman's Guide to a Spiritual Fast
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This book has a misleading title.

Date:June 20, 2012
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C. Lu
Location:Texas
Gender:female
The author was merely doing a juice fast, which is relatively easy to do. I thought she was doing a water fast and was doing spiritual battles when I purchased the book. I was disappointed upon reading the first few chapters of the book and never finished it.
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Review 2 for Hunger Pains: A Woman's Guide to a Spiritual Fast
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Date:February 15, 2012
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Linda
Location:Southern Indiana
Age:55-65
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I still don't understand why she fasted for such an extended period of time -- but that's between her and God.
The book really helped me understand the principles of fasting. As Christians today, we don't pay much attention to fasting.
I think I'm willing to try it now.
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Review 3 for Hunger Pains: A Woman's Guide to a Spiritual Fast
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Date:July 12, 2008
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Deb.
"Hunger Pains" captured my heart and mind right from the get-go. Cynthia's journey across the desert of fasting truly captivated me and I had a very hard time laying the book down. That surprised me! I never thought a book on fasting could hold my attention as easily as a good novel can.I kept telling myself that I would read just one more chapter... but several chapters later, I was still reading. That, to me, is the gift of a good author. I loved Cynthia's honesty, humility, and humaness -- as she stripped down and bared her heart and soul throughout the entire book.I must admit that I hadn't read much on fasting but since reading "Hunger Pains" I have been reading another book on fasting.I would highly recommend Cynthia's book to others -- in fact, I already have.
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Review 4 for Hunger Pains: A Woman's Guide to a Spiritual Fast
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Date:February 8, 2008
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stacey
This was a great book! The author is humbly straight forward and down to earth. Her personality is revealed on each page and you can't help but like her. Once I began reading the book I could not put it down. Her experience has helped me understand how to deal with the feelings and hunger that go along with fasting. If you are planning a long or short fast, this is the book for you, Cynthia Moe adheres to the Bible teachings regarding fasting, without being fanatical or over the top in any way. I can not wait until her next book comes out.
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Review 5 for Hunger Pains: A Woman's Guide to a Spiritual Fast
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Date:September 28, 2007
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Jenna
If I have to sum up the Hunger Pains, I would say that it is raw. Cynthia is open and bare with the struggles that she goes through, and the way that God graciously pulled her through. As I made my way through the pages, I noticed that more and more, the conversation wasnt simply about the fast. It was about the various ways that she needed to look at her life and reevaluate what was important. On one page, she talked about her marriage, and how she had to daily choose to be married during a time when everything felt like it was falling apart. Then, on another page she would talk about how it struck her one day that she was Gods kid, and that her problems were His problems. Its only a simple sentence here, but was a huge illustration of Gods faithfulness in taking care of His children.I feel a little sense of loss. There are no more pages to flip. This book has been a great encouragement, a means of strengthening my desire to pray, read my Bible, fast, and through all of these things - seek His face.
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