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Great Love

How wonderful would it be to do something so simple, yet so love filled, it inspires others to do the same! It’s easy for us to get caught up in the thinking that our simple act of kindness is too small to really make any kind of difference. Maybe the gesture …

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The Paradox

Mother Teresa understood the true meaning of “giving until it hurts.” She realized it is about extending love and compassion to another person without strings or conditions – when it’s uncomfortable, inconvenient and often unreturned. Sometimes we resist the “give” because it’s uncomfortable to meet the other in their place of …

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Darkness & Light

“There is no darkness in this Universe. There is only the presence of light and the absence of it.” – Albert Einstein (paraphrased) This comment may sound a little deep, but it is backed by actual science. In truth, darkness is only the absence of light. No matter how hard …

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Forgive and Forget?

A while back I gave a talk about the necessity of forgiveness if we are to live emotionally happy and spiritually healthy lives.  I said something that seemed to surprise some people and I was asked to clarify what I meant when I said, “It is not possible to forgive …

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Does God Care If We Cuss?

Back in the fall of 2008 when Sarah Palin condemned the critics of the National Day of Prayer she boldly exclaimed, “What in hell scares people about talking about America’s foundation of faith?” For me, hearing “what the hell” in the same sentence as the word “faith” pushed a button …

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