Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality

I’m Beautiful because God made me

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud” ~ 1 Corinthians 13:4 “The proud cannot bring themselves to hold out empty hands to God, they insist on offering virtues, good works, … Continue reading

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Lord, You Alone

(Psalm) ‘Preserve me, God, I take refuge in you.’ (Comment) When I am in trouble I turn to God for help who is my refuge and I say to God, ‘Preserve me.’ (Psalm) ‘I say to the Lord: “You are … Continue reading

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What Pleases God

On the Torah’s day of joy, Ball-Shem’s pupils celebrated, drinking the master’s wine. The rabbi’s wife complained:   “If they drink all the wine, there won’t be any for the ceremony,” she said. “Put an end to the party,” replied the … Continue reading

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Love Story with God

“In this one book are the two most interesting personalities in the whole world–God and yourself. The Bible is the story of God and man, a love story in which you and I must write our own ending, our unfinished … Continue reading

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Compassion in Small Things

The Rich Man’s Guest “Each one of us needs to look after the good of the people around us, asking ourselves, “How can I help?” Romans 15:2, Msg. There’s an old Jewish folktale that tells the story of a famous rabbi … Continue reading

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“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” – Albert Schweitzer … Continue reading

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“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.” ~ Anatole France

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Do I want what I deserve?

“Even though we can’t have all we want, we ought to be thankful we don’t get what we deserve.” The Parable of the Prodigal and His Brother 11 Then Jesus said, ‘There was a man who had two sons. 12The younger of them said tohis … Continue reading

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“If I ever reach heaven I expect to find three wonders there: first, to meet some I had not thought to see there; second, to miss some I had expected to see there; and third, the greatest wonder of all, to … Continue reading

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Untie the Ribbons!

“This day and your life … are God’s gift to you , so give thanks and be joyful always!” “Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a gift from God.” ~ Blaise  Pascal “Beauty is … Continue reading

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