Tag Archives: Blessings

“I love you grandpa”

I have been struggling some lately. My last job contract ended in December and though I have had a few interviews I haven’t found a job yet. What I do, what I know, is specialized in terms of knowledge and … Continue reading

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The Gospel Prosperity

“Life is a privilege, not a reward.” – Kate Bowler Kate Bowler is a Duke Divinity School professor who wrote a book, Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel, about the gospel of prosperity being practiced by so many American Christians today. The jest … Continue reading

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God’s favors

“God works in mysterious, inefficient, and breathtakingly cruel ways.” – Penn Jillette  I ran into a lady Saturday night at a party that I had heard had just changed jobs after working for the same company for almost 20 years. She was … Continue reading

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9/11 and my divided life

“If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.” – Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl I remember it was a little before 9 am. A news … Continue reading

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I bought someone a meal today

I needed a few things at the grocery store today, dog food, dog bones, some ham and sliced cheese. I got the chance to speak with John, an elderly man who bags groceries there. I hadn’t seen him in several … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

“When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in … Continue reading

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Heart Space

“All my life my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name.” – André Breton Have you ever felt this? That there is a space, big or small in your heart that is vacant, completely unfilled. I discovered a … Continue reading

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