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Holiday Dots

Two of Rome’s great cathedrals are St. Paul’s Outside-the-Walls and St. John Lateran Cathedral. They contain the remains of two of the church’s most famous apostles: Peter and Paul. The tomb of Paul is located in St. Paul’s, but his … Continue reading

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JOY to the World & You

Have the beautiful and comfortable traditions of Christmas become commonplace and predictable to the point of boredom? Why do the things you love so much not bring the joy experienced in yesteryear? Perhaps you need more surprise in your Christmas. … Continue reading

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Is life pressing in?

Gratitude provides the counter to intense pressure from life. It helps us not be crushed. When we stop to see what we have, it changes the object of our eyes. We feel how our lives have been added to, rather … Continue reading

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Turn your warm heart into a hot life

You CAN teach an old dog new tricks. At least that is what I’m hoping. I have listened to KLRC 90.9 FM encourage and report on “Paying it forward”. I am inspired by both that segment and their Christmas wishes … Continue reading

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Generosity not reciprocity

Several weeks ago CBS Evening News aired a story about an Ohio boy, who decided to give away a $20 bill. He found the money in a Cracker Barrel parking lot on his way into eat. Once inside his thoughts … Continue reading

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The Transformative Power of Gratitude

Gratitude focuses on what we have. Complaining on what we lack. There is a reason to complain every day and some days every hour. Recently I was moved by the Spirit, however, to notice how thanksgiving keeps the sun shining … Continue reading

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