The grandkids were over for dinner last night, and something happened while they were riding the stuffed bear down the stairs. No one was really hurt, but I couldn’t help but notice how early we learn the blame game. Each of us can quickly construct a blame wall that keeps us from being able to…

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Mindfulness is not just a word or a discourse by the Buddha, but a meaningful state of mind. It means we have to be here now, in this very moment, and we have to know what is happening internally and externally. It means being alert to our motives and learning to change unwholesome thoughts and…

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I hope many any of you remember the movie Field of Dreams where God appears to Kevin Costner telling him “If you build it he will come” and “Go the Distance.” We now get satellite images of the earth, in fact we can get satellite images of our homes on Google. From a distance the Earth and…

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Springtime is at hand. When will you bloom if not here and now. — Angelus Silesius Spring is definitely here, although a snow shower is expected in Charlotte on Sunday. But for today it is supposed to reach seventy-five degrees. Jonquils and Daffodils are blooming and spring pollen is everywhere. Rumor has it that the Azaleas at the…

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hunger builds up Lord for more than I need, while others go needing for less than i crave.   may my fast be one of the heart and the body   teach me to want what is gifting indeed. — Jason Leo I came across the above nugget yesterday. We all struggle to learn about the difference between…

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