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A Mack Truck of Prayers

January 9, 2012

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A Prayerful Delivery

In the spring of 2011, St. Andrew’s Church in Westwood, New Jersey collected 40,000 pounds of food, clothing and emergency supplies for the victims of the tornado outbreaks.  The budget of $800 was not enough to cover transportation costs as church volunteers had to rent an 18-wheeler to haul the bundle of goodwill to Arkansas.  […]

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Open Up Space for Something Wonderful

January 6, 2012

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Open Up Space for Something Wonderful

I love this passage from Henri Nowen. In the spiritual life, the word ‘discipline’ means ‘the effort to create some space in which God can act’. Discipline means to prevent everything in your life from being filled up. Discipline means that somewhere you’re not occupied, and certainly not preoccupied. In the spiritual life, to create […]

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Create Joy in Giving

January 4, 2012

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Create Joy in Giving

  “Generosity brings happiness at every stage of its expression.  We experience joy in forming the intention to be generous.  We experience joy in the actual act of giving something.  And we experience joy in remembering the fact that we have given.” — THE BUDDHA  

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A Little Rose Parade Karma

January 2, 2012

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Imagine the Best in 2012

With gorgeous southern California New Year’s weather, a local club started the Rose Parade in 1890 to attract easterners to the area.  In the early years when January 1 was to be on Sunday, the local churches lining Colorado Boulevard approached parade officials about keeping Sunday’s sacred.  The “never on Sunday” tradition was born, and […]

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