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Perfect Peace

There’s a wise and ancient recipe: Desire nothing and you shall have peace Wise, yes And simple too But incomplete Here’s how to complete it: Desire nothing but God and you shall have everything. θ Today is Pentecost Sunday, commemorating … Continue reading

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My Thanksgiving Prayer

My Thanksgiving prayer is for perfect peace, for atheists, Christians, Muslims, Jews, for all to sit down at the glorious feast, attained by the most incomparable news of a King who called us sisters and brothers, forgiving our foolish, desperate … Continue reading

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Make Me an Instrument

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.” ~Matthew 5:9

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Have Courage

“He who watches over you will not slumber.” ~Psalm 121:3 ∴

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The Power of Story

“Tell ‘em there’s power in Story,” the old gnome whispered. “Power ter heal and power ter hurt. Tell ‘em ter use their stories ter heal.” ~from The Wishing Map The above quote is the tagline for my life and the … Continue reading

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God’s Fools

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.”  ~Jim Elliot Jim Elliot, Nate Saint, and half a dozen additional team members shared the vision of bringing God’s love to one of he … Continue reading

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Where You Live Matters

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Dear Human Race

I tried to find a sophisticated way to put this. But sometimes childlike is best.

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The Content of Our Character

I decided to honor Dr. King by posting some of his most memorable quotes. The problem lay not in finding them, but in knowing when to stop! Imagine if he’d lived beyond his brief 39 years; oh, how we need … Continue reading

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Regrets? I have a few. . .

Originally posted on A Year of Living Kindly:
 “To err on the side of kindness is seldom an error.” (Liz Armbruster) In the spring of 1991, my mother decided it was time to die. Eight years of thrice-weekly kidney dialysis…

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