Ollie wrote:Hi Mark and atonement yes fasting is a good one, I know someone who has given up chinese takeaways for lent although some people might think thats just being sensible rather than penitent
What about (and assuming we are physically fit) denying ourselves heating during winter months for certain periods?
trenchtown wrote:A full size wooden cross, strong enough to hold a man, hands and feet bound to it by a responsible, closed mouth partner, preferably a spiritual director. I do not how long such a penance would be tolerable and I have never considered such a thing until now. Now I have considered it, I would imagine someone has probably already experienced it.
I believe I have now rather raised the ante.
atonement wrote: The thread was titled 'Sensible suggestions' although I suppose this is a forum for matters such as this to be discussed. I am trying to picture the scene trenchtown... If I completely open my mind I think I can imagine it but it is rather extreme; I worry we will all be labelled 'religious nutters' mind you. Then again, you only have to believe in Jesus these day to be called a 'religious nutter'
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