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Forgotten Gifts

11/28/2013

Today’s wisdom is from God: 1 Thessalonians 5:18 says, “Give thanks in all circumstances.” Maybe right now your life is dark and dismal and it is difficult to be grateful. Maybe the following will remind you of gifts you possess . . . even in the dark times of life: GIVE THANKS: If you woke […]

Thank God for the Fleas?

11/22/2015

Are you facing anything trying or painful? Are you worried or angry or hurt? Corrie ten Boom says, “Well, strange as it may seem, perhaps this is precisely the right time to give thanks.” Carrie ten Boom and her sister Betsie were in a German concentration camp, a horrific, flea-ridden, death-dealing place. Both girls were […]

Frozen Turkey and Forgiveness

03/17/2015

“If you do not transform your pain, you will surely transmit it.” – Richard Rohr Max Lucado in his book titled, Grace, tells the following story about grace: Victoria Ruvolo can tell you about random pain. On a November evening in 2004, this forty-four-year-old New Yorker was driving to her home on Long Island.  She’d […]

Floating In A Sea Of Love

12/08/2014

Father Anthony De Mello, Jesuit priest and psychotherapist, tells the following story: There was a shipwreck and people were floating on a raft somewhere off the coast of Brazil.  As time passed for those poor souls their fear mounted.  They reminded one another that the ocean waters that surrounded them was, of course, undrinkable. Water, […]