Tag Archives: Mother Teresa

Person to Person

  Thought for the Week How often do we get stuck on numbers. I know I do, thinking that unless I can sweep across the land like a good-deeds crop duster, eradicating all the world’s pain and suffering (or ignorance, … Continue reading

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Going Beyond Our Cubicles

Image source: betanews.com Our contempory culture is in the midst of a growing sociological divide. New walls go up every day, it seems, not so much between classes, as between values and belief systems. The best way to tear down … Continue reading

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Misspelled Life?

Photo by Johannes Plenio Thought for the Week We all struggle with just how fully to participate in life. Or whether to even do so at all. We must fight the impulse to disconnect, to hide rather than care for … Continue reading

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Give Gratefully

Background image courtesy of WallPaperSafari.com “And whatever you do, in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.” ~Colossians 3:17 ∴

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Breathe!

From the Mitch & Allen comedy sketch “Batman“ Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts.” ~Mother Teresa “First open your heart, then open your … Continue reading

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A Safe and Cozy Place

A year ago this month, our sense of safety plummeted. Until then, “Be safe” was reserved for anxious mothers sending off their children. But amidst a worldwide pandemic, it became the new “Have a good day,” the new “I care.” … Continue reading

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Small Things

“It’s a small thing, but people who consistently express gratitude develop a higher level of awareness for all the things in their lives they have to be grateful for.” ~Richie Norton “The Lord likes small things best, especially those done … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Hate Win

“In time we hate that which we often fear.” ~William Shakespeare Fear laid the foundation. Fear and frustration that there was nothing we could do to stop the growing pandemic. Then in America, a hater arose, one man brutally, mercilessly … Continue reading

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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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De-Civilization

I’m not sure which we need to do first: wage civilization on humanity, or wage humanity on civilization. But we need to do both. And in a hurry. (When asked what he thought of Western civilization): “I think it would … Continue reading

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