Mary Jane once mentioned how suitable Hosea, IIRC correctly, was in that regard during Lent.
If Messaien is a hair shirt, Christian head-banger music might be the cilice.
In a Simpson's episode, the Devil tried, (unsuccessfully, need we add?) to torture Homer by making him eat processed American cheese food slices until he was sated and sickened. Is that a good metaphor for Center of my Life?
Anyone want to contribute to the list?