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Bearing Fruit

  The fruit of silence is prayer. The fruit of prayer is faith. The fruit of faith is love. The fruit of love is service. The fruit of service is peace. This philosophy was Mother Teresa’s calling card. It’s quite … Continue reading

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Come be My Light: How?

All the light we’ve been talking about is so appealing, but there are times when we just don’t know that we can do it. Life is busy, life gets heavy, and sometimes we hardly have enough light to get ourselves … Continue reading

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Simple Things

The biggest things can start in the simplest of ways. A baby starts to babble and experiment with sounds long before they can speak single word. Children blow bubbles in the water and work on putting their face under before … Continue reading

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Simplicity

I read a wonderful quote about faith in a study that I am doing. “Faith is acting like it is so, even when it is not so, so that it might be so, simply because God said so.” (Dr. Tony … Continue reading

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Fasting

  As I sat hungry at the evening Ash Wednesday service, I thought of a meal I had a couple years ago. Crazy, I know, but this one really made an impression on me. A friend was on a diet … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Your Hands

Your Hands by JJ Heller: I love to sing this song. It is so simple. The music is unassuming, there aren’t any backup singers, harmonies, or major accompaniment. And the message is pretty simple as well. Heaven stands. No matter … Continue reading

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Mission Statement

I’m sure you’ve heard of a mission statement. Companies have them, non-profits have them, even some families have them. I have to come up with a mission statement for a paper, and I remember being part of the process of … Continue reading

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Spices

I love to cook, and I love exotic and interesting seasonings on my food. I’ve had several things recently that have been really good, and when I asked the seasoning, it’s simply been salt and pepper. There is something about … Continue reading

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