Tag Archive | prayer

When I Say I Am A Christian…

“When I Say I Am A Christian“ When I say, “I am a Christian” I’m not shouting, “I’ve been saved!” I’m whispering, “I get lost! That’s why I chose this way” When I say, “I am a Christian” I don’t speak with human pride I’m confessing that I stumble – needing God to be my […]

A Tribute to Memorial Day

“Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude; America will never forget their sacrifices.” – President Harry S. Truman (Remarks after D-Day, June 6, 1944) Tomorrow is one of the most important dates on the Calendar for citizens […]

Do You Have the Time?

I got up early one morning And rushed right into the day I had so much to accomplish That I didn’t have time to pray. Problems just tumbled about me And heavier came each task “Why doesn’t God help me?” I wondered He answered, “You didn’t ask.” I wanted to see joy and beauty But […]

Deciding to Enjoy Life

“Life’s not about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain!” – Vivian Greene “Any day I’m vertical is a good day”…that’s what I always say. And I give thanks for my health. If you ask me, “How are you?” I’ll answer “GREAT!” because in saying so, I make it […]

Desiderata (“Desired Things”)

Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and aggressive persons, they […]

Balance: The Key to Flexibility, Freedom, and Clarity

“People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” – Thich Nhat Hanh This is the final installment discussing 4 techniques to handling the emotional difficulty encountered in handling life’s problems. In short, it has been a discussion on discipline, and […]