Iowa newspaper editor and brewer J. Wilson ended a 46-day Lenten fast during which drank only beer and ate no solid food. Wilson, a devout Christian, ended his fast early Sunday morning with a bacon smoothie. Since Ash Wednesday, his sole nourishment has been Illuminator Doppelbock beer, brewed from his own recipe. Early in Lent he drank four glasses a day, but had to increae it to five glasses to keep up his strength.
Wilson calls it a fast where he consumed only “liquid bread and water. “He blogged about his experience at Diary of a Part-time Monk.Image by Tim Pearce, Los Gatos, under Creative Commons license.
I’ll drink to that.
Lord, have mercy. Now might be an excellent time for someone to buy for him a copy of my book, Staying Sober: Tips for Working a Twelve Step Program of Recovery (Hazelden)!