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The Power of Words

Posted on 01/22/2014 04:46:57 PM

Do I wear clear, rose or mud coloured eye glasses when I look around? The perennial test, to decide whether a person is a pessimist or an optimist is to show them a glass of water similar to the photo and ask them to describe it. They will answer either that the glass is half full or half empty. This ...

Prayer is as Simple as Breathing

Posted on 01/18/2014 06:41:33 PM

The word prayer intimidates many people but the reality is that prayer is simple, so simple that it eludes many adults. Rest in God. Enjoy God in silence or in nature. Sometimes we need to cease our activity, live in the moment and breathe in God. This is reality. When the Spirit flows in and through ...

Where Does Intuition Come From?

Posted on 01/18/2014 08:08:29 AM

What is intuition, anyway? Where do people who call themselves intuitives, get their information from?   If I pay for the services of an intuitive, how do I know if I am being scammed?   Intuition, from what I have learned about it over the years, is a innate sense of 'knowing' ...


Posted on 01/15/2014 09:16:13 PM

Why does the modern world heap scorn on those who have experienced the inexplicable? This cynical attitude simply coerces most legitimate eyewitnesses into silence; only quacks speak out. Of course society's prejudice is simply reinforced. Courageously or perhaps foolishly, I have already written about ...

A Shadow Life

Posted on 01/11/2014 05:41:42 PM

The worst possible fate for me would be to die and discover that I had lived an existence similar to the allegory described in Plato’s Cave. Plato describes man’s condition as similar to living chained in a cave, looking at shadows on the wall cast from a candle; believing that was what life ...

My Favorite Book

Posted on 01/04/2014 07:18:55 PM

My choice for my favorite book does seem ridiculous because I am an English Literature major who has read thousands of books, novels, poems, essays and articles. My favorite books as a child are still my favorite, The Narnia Chronicles by C.S. Lewis, excluding the Bible, of course. It does ...

A Sister Friend among the Communion of Saints

Posted on 01/03/2014 04:31:27 PM

The Holy Spirit is my companion but in His Body, He has gifted me with many other faithful companions and Agnes is one of my special friends. I don’t want to argue theology with sisters who are Protestant, I just want to encourage other women with the thought that there are tens, hundreds, why ...

The 3 Most Important Facts

Posted on 01/02/2014 08:54:00 PM

A loved child has the freedom and inner fuel to change the world If my children could remember only three things to take with them into their adult life , what would I want them to be? (This question was put to me by Tony Berkman) Words to ponder: 1.Trust that I love you and believe in you. Let ...

180 Degrees: Changing, Again and Again and Again..

Posted on 01/02/2014 08:52:17 PM

Tell us about a time you did a 180 — changed your views on something, reversed a decision, or acted in a way you ordinarily don’t Most of us like amusing variety, a change in the boring humdrum routine of work and life but almost no one likes a gut wrenching core change. Only when I am completely ...

The Fire

Posted on 12/31/2013 07:53:26 PM

You think that you are helping build my church with all your business. You are not helping me but hindering my work Pondering: “I do not understand the mystery of grace — only that it meets us where we are and does not leave us where it found us.” ? Anne Lamott I Thank God that ...

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