Religion is not about accepting twenty impossible¬†propositions before breakfast, but about doing things that change you. It is a moral aesthetic, and ethical alchemy. If you behave in a certain way you will be transformed. —¬†Karen Armstrong. I am a big fan of Karen Armstrong and her books. I ran across the a above quote…

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Guard well within yourself that treasure, Kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. —¬†George Sand. A golf coach tells his pupil that the grip on the golf club should be like holding a bird in one’s hands, carefully — not too tight and not too…

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Although we apologize, we atone, and we ask for forgiveness, there are times when forgiveness doesn’t come. That does not mean our actions are for naught, to the contrary. Except for the forgiveness that comes from God, there are lots of times forgiveness doesn’t come. We are not in control of someone else’s emotions, and…

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On this day of Yom Kippur I had a wonderful meditation in mind to write about forgiveness. One of my favorite topics for the Pew.   Turns out God had other plans and a lesson to teach me today. When I started my computer my browser wasn’t working. I couldn’t get access to the website…

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Now we in the Carolinas start the long recovery from Hurricane Florence, I’m reminded that it’s not just human life that is fragile, but our planet is fragile and ever changing. For weeks, we went through through the long process of waiting for a turtle named Florence to attack and all the time copying with…

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