The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it. — Sydney J. Harris “I’m overwhelmed at work,” or “the kids take up all my time, I don’t get a moment’s rest,” or “What I wouldn’t give for a few minutes rest.” Heard or said this before? I bet you have. Does your day…

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We must make choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves. — Thomas Merton Some people dread Monday. It’s time to return to work, get the kids in school, and in the words of Tennessee Ernie Ford they become “Another Day Older and Deeper In Debt.” (I bet I have a…

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My Yoga instructor told me a story this morning. It seems a wealthy woman traveled to Burma to learn how to meditate at a very famous Buddhist temple. Her daily regimen including lots of walking, then sitting, then more walking. Her Master told her through an interpreter that meditation is essentially a detoxing of the…

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Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews….came to Jesus by night. — John 3:1-2. Nicodemus is a unique figure in the Gospel. First he comes to Jesus under the cover of darkness to question him. Next, he is urging his colleagues to give Jesus a trial in accordance with the law, and finally Nicodemus helps Joseph…

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“It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.” ― Saint Augustine Another great dividend we may expect from confiding our defects to another human being is humility — a word often misunderstood. . . . it amounts to a clear recognition of what and who we really are,…

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