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Happy New Year: A Reflection of our Blessings

Whatever this past year has meant to you, my prayer is that 2015 will be richer than last, more gracious than the past, and not go by so fast. Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Prayers and Blessings this Time of Year

This is the time of year we give thanks and praise. It’s the season of giving. Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season. We gather with family and friends to celebrate. Food preparations and meal planning all comes to its pinnacle. Now it’s time to enjoy the meal. As families gather around the table, … Continue reading

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Give thanks this Thanksgiving by looking at those in your life

Today we celebrated our annual Thanksgiving lunch at work. As everyone went around the table giving their thanks and gratitude for the blessings in their lives, I listened to every one. Each of them had a personal story to tell while some are going through some very heavy stuff right now but they all offered … Continue reading

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A Gratitude Prayer Gives A New Perspective

Today’s simple message is all about giving thanks. Being grateful isn’t that hard to do as long as we keep our perspective. How do we look at our situations? Are we cynical or grateful? Do you see the glass half empty or half full? Being grateful is as simple as saying thank you. Giving thanks … Continue reading

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I’m Only Human Born to Make Mistakes

We all have struggles, we all have worries, we all make mistakes. Yet our attitude defines our gratitude. How we react will vary from one person to the next. It reminds me of a song, “I’m only human, of flesh and blood I’m made.” I can forgive myself for the mistakes I’ve made because I … Continue reading

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Spiritual Retreats Open Hearts to Receive God’s Love and Refresh the Soul

Have you ever taken a spiritual retreat? I’ve heard about weekend retreats before and have only been to one up until this past weekend.  I can say with all honesty, it changed me. Life can wear us down. A busy schedule, a list of demands and no down time can lead to burn out and … Continue reading

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Inspiration found in a worn out picture frame

It sat on the mantle for years. Dust began to cover the image while the memories of that day was soon to fade away. It was an old, worn out picture frame that captured my heart. A day of celebrating, the family gathered to commemorate our parent’s 40th anniversary. It was in those happy times when … Continue reading

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What does the Autumnal Equinox mean to me

For me, fall represents a time of reflection. The summer has come to an end, the seasons are changing, and the beautiful changing colors of fall all bring me to a sense of reflection. I’m reminded of the importance in finding some quiet time in solitude to reflect these days. Finding solitude and spending those … Continue reading

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Who’s in the cubicle next to yours?

Image via Wikipedia Do we really know our neighbors? Those people we work with everyday or those we live near, how much do we really know about them. In this segment of who’s in the cubicle next to yours, I’d like to explore the nature we do business. In our daily lives, we go to … Continue reading

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What’s your reaction to the news: Osama Bin Laden is Dead.

Breaking news: U.S forces have killed Osama Bin Laden. The man behind the attacks of 9/11, this man was a murderer. The world is celebrating today to find out this evil man has been killed. A world terrorist. How can one man have that much power? Referred to as public enemy number one, this man built … Continue reading

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