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11/22/12 7:24 A

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I do not fast, but I am intrigued by the thought. I will look at the links.Thanks for sharing!

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11/19/12 1:30 A

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Accidentally joined animal rights group 20 years ago and had first meatless thanksgiving.
Have not had meat since.

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11/18/12 10:17 P

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"Does anyone else fast on this day?"

I don't fast for Thanksgiving (and had actually never heard of doing that), but if I were an American Indian, I feel certain that I would! Too often we forget that side of our history.

I admire you for having your fast and hope it brings you insight and spiritual direction and peace. Thank you for making me aware of this tradition of many modern day Indians.


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11/18/12 9:17 P

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I wouldn't, maybe other day.

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11/18/12 6:16 P

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11/18/12 5:40 P

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A year ago I wrote:

"Okay, so this is not about eating but not-eating.

My reason for fasting on Thanksgiving: www.alternet.org/story/28584/no_than
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About the National Day of Mourning: www.pilgrimhall.org/daymourn.htm

Many others fast for spiritual, reflective and religious reasons as well."

By fasting, throughout Thanksgiving I am deeply thoughtful and the day becomes laden with meaning for me. Does anyone else fast on this day?

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