Monthly Archives: October 2012

Embracing Divine Presence Forever

Have you ever asked someone to promise you something–forever?  If married, you may have posed the question to your future spouse as you neared the decision to commit your lives to one another forever.  Will you love me forever?  Or … Continue reading

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Embracing the Winding Path

Something called the “Poverty Movement” was popular in the middle ages.  Men and women voluntarily gave up their financial resources to share with the materially poor.  Often these people were members of the nobility but not always. The emerging middle class … Continue reading

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Embracing the Rhythm of Life

Back and forth, lap after lap.  The water was cool and fresh.  Refreshing.  Wonderful.  Rhythmically.  Splash, splash, splash.  I love to swim.  The back stroke is my favorite.  Swimming laps at a local pool  I am safest when I swim alone … Continue reading

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