Quotes and Readings of the Day

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Today's Bible Reading
previous John 4:43-54

After the two days he departed to Galilee. For Jesus himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country. So when he came to Galilee, the Galileans welcomed him, having seen all that he had done in Jerusalem at the feast, for they too had gone to the feast.

So he came again to Cana in Galilee, where he had made the water wine. And at Caper'na-um there was an official whose son was ill. When he heard that Jesus had come from Judea to Galilee, he went and begged him to come down and heal his son, for he was at the point of death.

Jesus therefore said to him, "Unless you see signs and wonders you will not believe." The official said to him, "Sir, come down before my child dies." Jesus said to him, "Go; your son will live." The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him and went his way.

As he was going down, his servants met him and told him that his son was living. So he asked them the hour when he began to mend, and they said to him, "Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him." The father knew that was the hour when Jesus had said to him, "Your son will live"; and he himself believed, and all his household.

This was now the second sign that Jesus did when he had come from Judea to Galilee.

NRSV

From the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1946, 1952, 1971 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA. Used by permission.

Today's Torah Reading
previous Leviticus 25:25-25:28

If your kinsman is in straits and has to sell part of his holding, his nearest redeemer shall come and redeem what his kinsman has sold. If a man has no one to redeem for him, but prospers and acquires enough to redeem with, he shall compute the years since its sale, refund the difference to the man to whom he sold it, and return to his holding. If he lacks sufficient means to recover it, what he sold shall remain with the purchaser until the jubilee; in the jubilee year it shall be released, and he shall return to his holding.

NRSV

From Parshat Behar. From THE TANAKH: The New JPS Translation According to the Traditional Hebrew Text. Copyright 1985 by the Jewish Publication Society. Used by permission.

Angel Quote of the Day

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Angels help us link our lives to Divine energy; they are messengers of light, who use the light to guide us.

-Terry Lynn Taylor,
“Angel Days”


From "Angels Around Us." Compiled by Karen Maguire. Reprinted by arrangement with Andrews McMeel Publishing.

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Buddhist Quote of the Day

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Consider movement stationary and the stationary in motion, both movement and rest disappear. When such dualities cease to exist Oneness itself cannot exist. To this ultimate finality no law or description applies.

-Seng-tsan, "Verses on the Faith Mind"


From "Teachings of the Buddha," edited by Jack Kornfield, 1993. Reprinted by arrangement with Shambhala Publications, Boston, www.shambhala.com.

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Celebrity Quote of the Day

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A lot of my songs deal with spirituality and with God and I guess if you're in tune with that, you'll read into it. A lot of people only listen to the chorus.

-Lenny Kravitz


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Christian Quote of the Day

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Remember your ultimate purpose, and when you set yourself to your day’s work or approaching any activity in the world, let HOLINESS TO THE LORD the written upon your hearts in all that you do.

-Richard Baxter


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Eco-Tip of the Day

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Consider using fans for cooling as an alternative for high energy-consuming air conditioners.

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Emotional Health Quote of the Day

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The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind.

-Dr. Wayne Dyer


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Evangelical Quote of the Day

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Whatever else may be said of man, this one thing is clear: He is not what he is capable of being.

-G.K. Chesterton


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Health Quote of the Day

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There is very little difference in people but that little difference makes a big difference. This difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

-W. Clemet Stone


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Hindu Quote of the Day

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A learned man's learning shines the brightest among luminaries capable of critiquing his language. Speaking to an audience of thinking men is like watering a bed of growing plants.

Tirukkural 72: 717-718

Excerpted from the Tirukkural, translated by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami. Copyright Himalayan Academy Publications, www.himalayanacademy.com.

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Holistic Living Quote of the Day

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God, if I can't have what I want, let me want what I have.

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Inspiration Quote of the Day

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The first thing any coaching staff must do is weed out selfishness.

-Johnny Majors


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Judaism Quote of the Day

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Man was made mortal, because the Holy One foresaw that some...would proclaim themselves gods.

-Hama b. Hanina, Genesis Rabbah


Reprinted from 'A Treasury of Jewish Quotations,'edited by Joseph L. Baron, Jason Aronson Inc.

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Muslim Quote of the Day

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Your worst enemy lies between your two ribs.

-Saying of the Prophet Muhammad in Khanaqahi: Guzida


From "The Wisdom of Sufism," compiled by Leonard Lewisohn. (c) 2001. Reprinted by arrangement with Oneworld Publications, Oxford, www.oneworld-publications.com.

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Relationship Quote of the Day

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Do not be surprised or become preoccupied at each other's failure; rather, see and find in each other good, for each one of us is created in the image of God.

-Mother Teresa


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March 26, 2015
Thank You for My Life
Debbie Gisonni
Dear God, thank you for my life on this earth, however challenging or not.

Thank you for giving me free will to love and be loved, to make my own decisions, to learn from my mistakes, to laugh when I am happy, to cry when I am sad.

Thank you for my family, my friends, my pets, my colleagues, and for every other living creature I meet along my journey.

Thank you for giving me strength to overcome adversity, to do what's right for the benefit of the greater good, to rise above negativity.

Thank you for giving me hope for an end to world suffering, pain, and war, for a beginning of a world filled with light and everlasting love.
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