A unique definition for fasting most of us have never heard Lake Tahoe’s Heavenly Ski Resort ski lift in background Walking up mountain under Heavenly ski lift in Lake Tahoe A unique definition for fasting most of us have never heard. Fasting is abstaining from anything that hinders prayer. – Andrew Bonar Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.