Monthly Archives: August 2011

A Prayer for the World

By Rabbi Harold Kushner – 2003 Let the rain come and wash away the ancient grudges, the bitter hatreds held and nurtured over generations. Let the rain wash away the memory of the hurt, the neglect. Then let the sun … Continue reading

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That the Blind Might See

    “There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.” ~ Helen Keller

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A Preachers Prayer

Prayer by John Henry Newman Dear Jesus, Help me to spread Your fragrance everywhere I go. Flood my soul with Your spirit and life. Penetrate and possess my whole being so utterly, that my life may only be a radiance … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Daddy!

“Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternatives.” ~ Maurice Chevalier “The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.” ~ Pope Paul VI

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Spirit

“The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation more than its wealth” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

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The Third Step Prayer

God, I offer myself to Thee … to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave it on the Desk

There was a certain Professor of Religion named Dr. Christianson, a studious man who taught at a small college in the western United States. Dr. Christianson taught the required survey course in Christianity at this particular institution. Every student was … Continue reading

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The Weak are Strengthened on Sunday

An elderly grandmother had to go to work in spite of arthritis and advancing years.  She worked as charwoman in a big city hotel, on the job at the stroke of six every morning,.  Said a guest to her one … Continue reading

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Looking For the Right Crowd

A man had been looking for a good church to attend, and he happened into a small one in which the congregation was reading with the minister.  They were repeating: “We have left undone those things which we ought to … Continue reading

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Grateful in All Things

When Robinson Crusoe was wrecked on his lonely isle he drew up in two columns what he called the evil and the good. He was cast on a desolate island, but still alive—not drowned, as all his ship’s company were. … Continue reading

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