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A Prayer

A Prayer by St. Francis of Assisi Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. Where there is despair, may we bring hope. If … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Living Room

I saw a fascinating documentary last evening called “The Elephant in the Living Room.” The film takes its viewers deep into the American subculture of raising some of the world’s most dangerous animals as household pets, focusing in particular on … Continue reading

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Receiving Blessings

The longing for blessings is a universal human desire. It transcends religious boundaries and cosmological viewpoints and is one of the few things in common between Ned Flanders and Charles Darwin. We all long to receive blessings from life, God, … Continue reading

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The Way to Freedom

It seems that everyone at some point finds themselves tangled in a web of limitations and oppression. Some are of their own making, some are served by the hand of others and no matter what their provenance, there is only … Continue reading

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Brevity is the Soul of Wit

Mastery in any activity is revealed when the doer makes the action seem effortless. I have seen mastery revealed in many areas of human activity – in the kitchen, on the sports field, in the theater, in the classroom – … Continue reading

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