Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Seasons of Our Lives


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Can It Be? – Mystic Monday Musings by Joyce Rupp

can it be? have I for so long forgotten to feed myself? yes. for nigh a year now I was slowly starving. getting lost in busy days, tossing aside the hunger that chewed away inside. yet, I did not die. … Continue reading

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A Prayer of Asking

Loving God, you cause rain to fall on the just and the unjust. Hear our prayers: for the hungry and the overfed, may we have enough; for the mourners and the mockers, may we laugh together;j for the victims and … Continue reading

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25 Quotations About English

The two most beautiful words in the English language are “check enclosed.” — Dorothy Parker If the English language made any sense, a catastrophe would be an apostrophe with fur. — Doug Larson Not only does the English Language borrow … Continue reading

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The Covenant Prayer Adapted by John Wesley

[The United Methodist Church has played a big part in the history of Christianity in Appalachia and elsewhere.  Here is a beautiful prayer all Christians can pray in faith and from the heart.] The Covenant Prayer Adapted by John Wesley … Continue reading

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WISDOM from a Buddhist Monk

Remember always  that you are just a visitor here,  a traveler passing through.  Your stay is but short and the moment of your departure unknown. None can live without toil  and a craft that provides your needs is a blessing … Continue reading

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The Baal Shem Tov Teaches Us About Prayer by Ari Kantor

In Europe, three hundred years ago, lived a special person by the name of Yisroel. He lived a very simple life as a very simple Jew. The truth was that he was not so simple a Jew. He was a … Continue reading

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Saint Francis de Sales (1567-1622) ON PRAYER

[This is the second of a series of posts featuring a saint, mystic, or writer to include some of their thoughts on prayer as well as a prayer written by or ascribed to him or her. Today is this saint’s … Continue reading

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When You See A Sunset

When You See a Sunset When you see a sunset, Do you say to yourself, It’s too bright?; There’s not enough color? Probably not! You just accept it And maybe thank God for the sunset. When you walk through a … Continue reading

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Reluctant Jonahs or Eager Disciples? 

[These are the readings used in all Roman Catholic and in many Protestant Churches.  You may read them here if you did not already hear them: LINK] The word of the Lord came to Jonah saying Go. Now. At once. … Continue reading

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