The recent racist fueled violent attack in Charlottesville did not awaken outrage within me as it easily could have, all things considering.  Instead, my first reaction was to pause and to pray for the family and friends of those who died, those who were injured, the community of Charlottesville, our government officials and for the people who’s hearts have turned to […]

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Today is a really good day to let go of the sufferings of the past and to embrace the wonder of what lies ahead.  When you look to the future with righteous expectations, you’ll always get that which you are looking.  Drop your stories.  They no longer serve you unless only as a reminder to see […]

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How to Love Someone You Hate

According to some religions, it is a sure way to eternal damnation… to hate someone.  Besides… one of the great Christian commandments is that we love one another.  Nevertheless, try all that we may, the strongest of dislike (hatred) for someone can creep up even in the hearts of the just of us.  The ultimate state of achievement is to live in […]

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Drop Your Weights

In addition to spiritual fitness and wholeness, I have taken quite an interest in my physical health.  I’ve restructured my diet to include more nutritional and healthier foods and I also consume less food.  My new regimen includes physical exercise 3-4 times per week if not more.  I feel like my entire life is a […]

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The Art of Forgiveness

I feel that forgiveness is an art.  It is something that must be perfected and practiced to get better.  No other way to practice forgiveness than with experiences of offense, neglect and hurt.  Right?  Right??????!!!!  I heard a collective sigh in the atmosphere.  I sighed myself. But that is the beauty of it!  Experiences should […]

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