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Prayerful Decisions – Prayerful Tuesday

Prayerful Decisions – Prayerful Tuesday

anger, bigotry, courage, Discernment, doubt, election year, faithfulness, Fear, hate, injustice, justice, Letters of Paul, news, Pain and Suffering, political rhetoric, prayer, Prayer Practice, sadness, self-serving, sorrow, Speak out, spiritual practice, The Divine, Uncategorized, Wholeness, world
If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. – 1 Corinthians 13:1 Today is Super-Tuesday, a day when political parties in mostly southern states choose who they want to run as their Presidential Candidate.  So far in this election we have heard the traditional political rhetoric and a great deal of speech filled with anger, hate, bigotry, greed and plan nonsense. My choice of candidate is not important, no, rather what is important is that each of us look carefully at who is running and who has the American peoples best interest.  Not just white, male, and wealthy, but all Americans regardless of socioeconomic status, choice of faith, where they come from, color of their skin, age, or gender identification. All Americans ...

Desert Mothers: A Saying from Amma Syncletica

Christianity, Religion, Spirituality
Those who have endured the labors and dangers of the sea and then amass material riches, even when they have gained much desire to gain yet more.  They consider what they have at present as nothing and reach out for what they have not got.  We, who have nothing that we desire, wish to acquire everything through the fear of God. The Forgotten Desert Mothers, Laura Swan, Paulist Press, 2001, p. 51

March 5: Competition

Poetry, Post-a-Day, Spirituality
  Materialism: from SaintBernadette.commaterialism frenzied spirit inchoate journey racing toward seductive promises trapped in ego March 5:  Today, March 5th, marks the beginning of the Iditarod race.  Reflect on competition, racing, etc.  Somehow, this took me to the race for "more."  More money, more bigger cars, more bigger houses, more.  I wonder where enough is? Please add your link in the comments or paste your submission into the comments.  Be a good neighbor and visit and comment on other folk’s works!  Please tag your work “MarchChallenge” Many blessings on your journey. P.S.  A compilation of all links can be found here. Today's Offerings Verse in a Nutshell Viv in France Buddha’s World of the Arts Otter Blossom Mike Patrick Becca Givens Light Verse Lady Nimue Pat Cegan Cloak...