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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Silence

“Silence is an incredible teacher.” No unnecessary words here. Just an introduction for you to quiet… your greatest teacher. Let us begin…  

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The Beauty of Contrast

“[H]ad you never sat blindly through the darkness of night, your eyes wouldn’t turn toward the sunrise to appreciate its warmth and illumination.”  ― Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway There is beauty in contrast.  Contrast is just an opportunity to increase our awareness.  A deeper appreciation for our perception of things that are good comes […]

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