Very few of us are granted the ability to make a big change or to achieve great things with a single stroke. Most of the time, it is the sum of the small accomplishments that make up our lives — and that is where our importance lies. Each of us have the ability to make … More Small Accomplishments Are Important
I recently acquired my own copy of Rob Bell‘s book, Love Wins, which made quite a splash when it came out. I read it a few years ago, and it may be a while before I read it again, so this is not a book review. Consider it a few observations about the reaction to … More On Love Wins
Religion is about how you relate to the Supreme Being or God. That relationship has to impact and be reflected in what you do in this world or it’s not real. So, those who have no faith will never understand that religious beliefs are inseparable from public actions. It’s not about living in a secular … More Musings on Religious Faith
Originally posted on A Year of Living Kindly:
“It is not the nature of the task, but its consecration, that is the vital thing.” (Martin Buber) • PEARLS BEFORE SWINE © 2015 Stephan Pastis. Reprinted by permission of UNIVERSAL UCLICK for UFS. All rights reserved. In the preface to his recently published book, The Road…
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We are all miracles — the results of people coming together from much different places, uniting into a common family and sending the love & heritage of that family into the next generation. Many of these unions appeared very unlikely before they happened. In my own case, I have ancestors who came together from vast … More We are All Miracles