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The Spirit of Christmas

May the spirit of Christmas the yearning to give inhabit your heart for as long as you live “Freely you have received. Freely give.” ~Matthew 10:8

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The Queen of Soul

Titles and accolades are often little more than hype. Not hers. I was honored to meet Aretha Franklin decades ago when my band did an ABC special with her. Like many artists, she was an introvert, with a shy smile … Continue reading

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You

Swedish diplomat, economist and author Dag Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1953 until his death in 1961. “It is not we who seek the Way, but the Way which seeks us.”

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The Wild Places

Go and worship in the wild places the un-found-out places the forest that has never echoed with human voice the desert that offers no easy welcome or your own heart

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Batter My Heart

As a teenager, I stumbled upon the poet, John Donne, a contemporary of Shakespeare, and instantly identified with his passions, longings, and failings (“no man is an island…”). I still do. Yesterday, thanks to a smart, soulful teenager who blogs … Continue reading

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Where Your Treasure is…

Have a blessed week eternity.

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Deep in December

“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” ~Mother Teresa “God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is … Continue reading

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