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A Daniel Fast Program~ Prepared exclusively for Churches

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Being Healthy and Fasting are not necessarily the same. Many FASTS actually invite medical challenges and weight gain. This program may be used by any church seeking healthy alternatives, while maintaining the spiritual integrity of the event.

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A Daniel Fast Program~ Prepared exclusively for Churches

  1. 1. Serenity’s Spiritual Fast An alternative to “Daniel Fasts” Michelle Edmonds, M.A., M.Ed. Author|Public Health Educator| Life Coach Serenity Weight Loss and Detoxification Program© (404) 445-8579 Prepared exclusively for Pastor Randy Green, Rocky Mount, NC and Enrollees 1
  2. 2. BASIC RECOMMENDATIONS* Keep it very simple, clean and PALEO Consider that a fish , salad, and veggie diet is more than enough sacrifice for nearly everyone Wild Caught fish-all types, Veggies~lightly steamed or cooked gently, Salads (avoid Iceburg lettuce)  Fresh squeezed veggie Juices  5 small meals, daily A Colon Detox Program, as recommended by a nutritional coach (optional) 2 •(Factors considerations for diabetics, those who are not aware that they are diabetic, and individuals with other medical challenges, who may not be able to tolerate abstinence or a fast restricted to beans and lentils. Both drastically raise blood sugar) Serenity Weight loss and Detoxification Program© (404) 445-8579
  3. 3. What is THE DANIEL FAST?: Some food for thought • The bible does not reference a “DANIEL FAST” [Daniel 10] ~ the word “fast” is not used • Daniel 10: 2 [message} “I, Daniel, went into morning over Jerusalem for 3 weeks (21 days) • Daniel 10: 3 [message] “ I ate only plain and simple food, no seasoning or meat or wine….I neither bathed nor shaved until the three weeks were up” Consider: This is a description of a distraught, depressed man who had just had a vision of a terrible war. Do we copy the grooming habits as well? • ISAIAH 58, for the best general scriptural reference for the purpose of fasting 3
  4. 4. THE SERENITY PLEDGE I promise to uphold the CONSTITUTION of the Serenity Challenge: ______I will follow these directions and ask questions ______ I promise to answer text messages and emails from my coach. ______I promise to attend at least two Monday night MIND FOOD meetings per month, formerly known as the Serenity team calls ______I promise to or read or listen to personal development books, because healthy weight management takes more than counting calories _____ I promise to stay social, have fun and not give up so easily 4
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  9. 9. 9 Why did we select Youngevity? Click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnZv 2kbRyj8
  10. 10. FB/Serenityweightloss •Detoxifies the body •Lowers cholesterol •Supports Immune system •Stabilizes blood sugar •Soothes arthritic pain •Protects the body from stress •Prevents kidney stones •Lowers blood pressure •Promotes strong and healthy teeth •Heals the intestines and the digestive tract •Prevents and treats Candida infections •Boost cardiovascular performance and physical endurance Benefits of Aloe Vera 10
  11. 11. HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN ALOE VERA JUICE Serenity has 5 different levels of Cleansing Tonics (Not all ingredients are listed; they will be covered during class) ALOE VERA JUICE DOSES~ (1-2 ounces of juice ~OR~ ½ to 1 Teaspoon of the Fresh Gel 2x's day into your (Level 4 TONIC- TANGY and Plant derived minerals and Osteo Fx ) or B12 SMOOTHIE (Level 5 TONICS) • Level 2 and 3 TONICS= Add ½ to 1 Teaspoon of the Fresh Gel per ~ How to Video #: is very easy to follow ​ http://youtu.be/QyvB4xYZ7lY How to Video #2 : describes the cautions http://youtu.be/TkGM_xTR8rI 11
  12. 12. Recommendation for Aloe Vera Juice or make your own from ALOE VERA leaf Available from most health food stores 12
  13. 13. Sole stuffed with Zucchini sticks~ Rub Fish with Extra virgin olive and garlic salt Cracked black pepper Simple, Clean, Paleo Meals 13
  14. 14. PALEO ASIAN Salmon Cakes Recipe on back pages 14
  15. 15. Recipe: THAI SALMON CAKES • Firm white fish fillets, coarsely chopped • ½ cup fresh coriander leaves • (1/4 cup) almond flour • 2 tablespoons fish sauce • 2 tablespoons chili sauce • 1 egg, lightly whisked • 3 green shallots, ends trimmed, finely chopped • Green beans, finely chopped • (1/3 cup)extra virgin oil • Lime wedges, to serve • Sweet chili sauce, extra, to serve Herb salad Dressing • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves • 2 tablespoons extra olive oil • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice Method • Step 1 ~ Place the fish in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth. Add the coriander almond flour , fish sauce, sweet chili sauce and egg, and process until well combined. • Step 2 ~ Transfer the fish mixture to a large bowl. Add the shallot and beans and stir until well combined. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Place 4 egg rings in the pan. Divide the fish mixture into 8 equal portions. Press 1 portion into each egg ring. Cook for 4 minutes each side or until golden brown. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Repeat with the remaining fish mixture, reheating the pan between batches. • Step 3 ~Meanwhile, to make the herb salad, place the Asian salad mix, coriander, oil and lime juice in a large bowl and gently toss until just combined. • Step 4 ~Divide the fish cakes and salad among serving plates. Serve with lime wedges and extra sweet chili sauce. 15
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  18. 18. Read more about prior conversations on church Fasting in this slide. Click here http://www.slideshare.net/serenity retreats/fat-in-church
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