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Virtuoso

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He’s standing in a D.C. subway station, his hair is messy, and his violin is old. He’s a young fella, playing classical music with intense concentration. He made $32 for forty-five minutes of doing what he loves to do best, […]

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Lemons

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Daily Joke A woman went to a Florida lemon grove to apply for a job, but the foreman thought she seemed way too qualified for the position. “Do you even have any actual experience picking lemons?” he asked. “Well, I […]

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Constant Effort

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Daily Quote “Constant and determined effort breaks down our resistance and sweeps away all obstacles.” Claude M. Bristol

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Every Breath You Take – The Police

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Feature Video Every breath you take is given to you by God. Sting’s old band, The Police, sing of it in the popular classic song “Every Breath You Take.” The lyrics are clear, “Every breath you take, Every move you […]

Psalm 22:10

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Daily Scripture On You I was cast from my birth, and from my mother’s womb you have been my God. Psalm 22:10 Are we born with our faith or is it something we grow into? The answer may be within […]

Another Year, Another Birthday

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Today I reflect on another year gone by. 365 days of living and loving, of rising and falling, of questioning and answering, of sharing and safeguarding, of learning and stretching, of succeeding and stumbling, of laughing and mourning, of giving […]

Happy Birthday Mrs. Doyle

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Lucinda’s mother was only 9 years old. When we were kids we laughed about her age and thought it was very cool that Mrs. Doyle had a birthday on leap year. The calendar kept her young. What about the rest […]

Faith is the Bird

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Daily Quote Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark. – Rabindranath Tagore

Will the Real Bride Please Stand Up?

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Daily Joke Two women came before wise King Solomon, dragging between them a young man. “This young man agreed to marry my daughter,” said one. “No! He agreed to marry MY daughter,” said the other. And so they began arguing […]

The Prayer – Celine Dion and Josh Groban

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Feature Video It would be touching to hear someone’s innermost prayers. It’s awe inspiring to hear it when “The Prayer” is outwardly sung by Celine Dion and Josh Groban. The lyrics are more than just words on a musical sheet. […]

The Making of a Star

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It’s not fame that I seek, but a grand opportunity to shine through service. Isn’t that what follows all the buffing and refining? Shininess. You blow Your warm breath on me, and then rub-rub-rub. The lessons and the love are […]

Ephesians 4:23-24

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“Be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and put on the new nature.” Ephesians 4:23-24 Smiley faces may be overdone, but somehow the little yellow round guy does his job. Ephesians 4:23-24 is like the smiley face, reminding you […]

Starstruck

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Jackie Kennedy Onassis used to watch people’s actions through binoculars because it was the only time she could see people behaving naturally. Just being Jackie caused  anyone who saw her to point and stare. To be sure, celebrity has its […]

Commitment to Excellence

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Daily Quote “The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence.” – Vince Lombardi

A Good Pun is Its Own Reward

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Daily Joke – A man’s home is his castle, in a manor of speaking. – Dijon vu – the same mustard as before. – Shotgun wedding: A case of wife or death. – A hangover is the wrath of grapes. […]

My 90-Year-Old Grandma Dances to Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance with Somebody

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Feature Video Enjoy today’s fun feature video. “My 90-Year-Old Grandma Dances to Whitney Houston” is one loving grandson’s successful attempt to share his grandma’s joy with thousands. The late, great Whitney Houston’s signature song “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” is […]

What Remains

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Daily Prayer Please sit with me here, in the dark and the cold, and help me remember. Help me remember the natural peace her presence gave. Help me remember the grace of her heart, the generosity of her spirit, the […]

Romans 14:8

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Daily Scripture For if we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s. Romans 14:8 Longing to belong is something we all feel […]

Pennies From Heaven Story: In God We Trust

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You always hear the usual stories of pennies on the sidewalk being good luck, gifts from angels, etc. Here’s a twist on the story: Several years ago, a friend of mine and her husband were invited to spend the weekend […]

What Cissy Houston Said to Whitney

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A mother loses her child and the world comforts her. Cissy Houston found solace in the prayers of the millions of well wishers and one other very special visitor: Whitney. Here’s what Cissy said to Whitney, “[God] came for you. […]

Open Book: Not Me – Michael Lavigne

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Is any person capable of fully repenting after committing the ultimate evil? What shape does repentance take? And is it possible to forgive —and even love — those who have caused us the deepest pain? All these questions and more […]

Open Book: Why I Wake Early – Mary Oliver

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If you have not yet picked up Mary Oliver’s book of poetry “Why I Wake Early”, we highly suggest that you consider it.  In this week’s show Lori and Alice spend time talking about transformation and change in her poem […]

Better Than Your Dreams

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Daily Quote “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss

Chin Chin

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Daily Joke Chin-Chin the panda was on trial for entering a New York City restaurant, eating dinner, pulling out a machine gun, and shooting out the windows and doors. The judge looked at Chin-Chin’s lawyer and proclaimed, “Thirty eyewitnesses saw […]

Capable to Receive

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Daily Quote “The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.” Albert Einstein

Knowing Where to Put It

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Daily Joke There was an engineer who had an exceptional gift for fixing all things mechanical. After serving his company loyally for over 30 years, he happily retired. Several years later the company contacted him regarding a seemingly impossible problem […]

God and Dog – Wendy Francisco

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Best Religious Music Finally, a pet-friendly music video that even a cat lover will understand. Wendy Francisco explores the similarities of her two loving companions, God and her dog. She does it with wit, warmth, and a lovely melody. Enjoy […]

Psalm 37:25

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Daily Scripture “I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging. Psalm 37:25 When the young child looks at you and with utter confusion and says, “You were once […]

Dance for Menopause

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Daily Prayer By all accounts, it appears bleak. Part of me is taken away; part of me is no more. Yet I do not weep. I laugh, for You have made me a girl again, long-limbed and unconfined, my body […]

Red Hot Flashes of Inspiration

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“Every time I get a hot flash, I think it’s God, with something like a cattle prod, inching me closer to Him.” Hmmm…weird. Megan isn’t talking about death by menopause. She’s explaining how a life stage so physical can be […]

Blessings Greater Than Burdens

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Daily Quote “Your blessings, Lord, are greater than the sum of our burdens. They calm our spirits through the darkest night, the deepest sorrow, the sweeping winds of change. Your blessings bring the light, the joy, the peace which passes […]

Little League Conference

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Daily Joke Coach Jones called the young lad in from center field during a Little League game for a conference. “See here Larry,” said the coach, “you know the principles of good sportsmanship that the Little League practices. You also […]

Let Me Feel You Shine – David Crowder Band

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Feature Video Good music performed by a rock band is made better when they’re singing and playing about God. The David Crowder Band honors the Lord in “Let Me Feel You Shine.” It’s a praise song about coming back around […]

Exodus 33:20

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Daily Scripture But,” He said, “you cannot see my face, for no one may see me and live.” Exodus 33:20 Mystery surrounds us…where did the mate to my sock go, what is the meaning of life? We’re faced with the […]

Question

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Why does everything happen to me? What do I do – when I don’t know what to do? How much more can I take? What do I do – when I don’t know what to do? When will it end? […]

Top Ten Religious Questions – Part Two

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6. When will the world end? 7. What does the future hold for me & my family? 8. Is there life after death? 9. What is heaven like? 10. How can I be a better person? START OVER “Why is […]

Top Ten Religious Questions – Part One

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1. Why is there suffering in the world? 2. Will there ever be a cure for all diseases? 3. Why is there evil in the world? 4. Will there ever be lasting world peace? 5. Will man ever love his […]

Top Ten Questions

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Everyone has their top ten. Top ten greatest movies of all time. Top ten favorite books. Top ten hottest Hollywood hunks. Oh… so not everyone is in on the last one? When it comes to top ten lists, the one […]

I Believe I can Fly – R. Kelly

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Featured Video Officially named one of the top songs in history, “I Believe I Can Fly” makes our list of best inspirational songs of all time. R. Kelly is magnificent in voice and passion for his music. “I Believe I […]

Ah, Young Love

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Daily Prayer “I was young once, too,” I tell her. But she stares at me, as if I sprang, fully-formed and middle-aged, from the head of Zeus. How can I possibly understand true love? So I turn to You who […]

Genesis 2:24

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Daily Scripture Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. Genesis 2:24 Getting married is ancient history. Literally! Fashion has changed since the days of Adam and […]

Singles Shopping

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“There are more Jews on Match.com than on JDate.” This is not a commercial for Match. Just a fact stated by a single Jewish woman looking for a single Jewish man to love. It’s a Christian thing too. When you […]

Living God’s Will

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Daily Quote “Many people live perpetually in the shadows of past mistakes, and errors. This is not God’s will for you.” – Author Unknown

Ole Bessie

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Daily Joke Farmer Joe decided his injuries from the accident were serious enough to take the trucking company (responsible for the accident) to court. In court, the trucking company’s fancy lawyer was questioning farmer Joe. “Didn’t you say, at the […]

Church Comedy – Tim Hawkins

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Featured Video Tim Hawkins is hilarious! The stand-up comedian does church humor and he does it well. Sleeping in church, hand-sanitizers and chomping on a communion wafer are just a few of the bits that will bring out your chuckles. […]

No More Stinkin Thinkin

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Daily Prayer My son’s balled up socks stink. The litter box stinks. Our poodle’s breath stinks. My attitude stinks. My life stinks. I need your guidance even more when everything stinks. Help me see beyond the daily grind of my […]

Romans 12:4

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Daily Scripture For as we have many members in one body, but all the members do not have the same function. Romans 12:4 “It’s not my job.” Often spoken as an escape from doing extra work, this expression can come […]

Live Your Own Life

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It happened again yesterday. Courtney was at lunch, gabbing with the girls. Her girlfriend Celeste was talking about how hard it’s been for her son to find a job. Lots of nodding heads, we all know how she feels. When […]

Hearing Silent Prayer

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Daily Quote “We don’t need to shout or cry out loud, He hears even the very silent prayer from us, because He, God, is a good listener.” – Author Unknown READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! […]

Valuable Book

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Daily Joke A collector of rare books ran into an acquaintance who told him he had just thrown away an old Bible that he found in a dusty, old box. He happened to mention that Guten-somebody- or-other had printed it. […]

Thunder On The Mountain – Bob Dylan

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Best Religious Music Great country twang to Bob Dylan’s “Thunder on the Mountain.” Dylan is a unique musical genius whose work is often far from the usual musical offerings. “Thunder on the Mountain” is one of those songs. You’ll enjoy […]

Your Name

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Daily Prayer May I honor Your Name always as a blessing on my lips. Your Name is not a weapon. It is neither a catalyst for anger, nor is it proof of my righteousness. Your Name is the hand of […]

Psalm 27:14

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Daily Scripture Wait on the Lord with patient expectation and fervent prayer. Psalm 27:14 You need it and you need it now! It’s no surprise that answered prayer doesn’t work that way. Psalm 27:14 teaches to wait patiently and continue […]

What Money Can’t Buy

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Money: It can buy a house, but not a home. It can buy a clock, but not time. It can buy a book, but not knowledge. It can buy medicine, but not health. What else is there that you can’t […]

For All You Lexophiles (Lovers of Words)

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Daily Joke 1. A bicycle can’t stand alone because it is two-tired. 2. What’s the definition of a will? (It’s a dead giveaway). 3. Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana. 4. A backward poet writes inverse. […]

Resolve to Be Happy

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Daily Quote “To get up each morning with the resolve to be happy is to set our own conditions to the events of each day. To do this is to condition circumstances instead of being conditioned by them.” – Ralph […]

I Love The Lord – Whitney Houston

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Best Religious Music In this live performance recording, we hear the legendary Whitney Houston going back to her roots with the gospel song “I Love the Lord.” Whitney doesn’t miss a note. The world is listening to Whitney with new […]

Corinthians 5:8

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Daily Scripture Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord. Corinthians 5:8 At home with the Lord. Such a peaceful life-affirming thought. While we mourn our loved […]

When Life is Too Much

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Daily Prayer I am so tired. Help me to get past my thoughts of “What else can happen?” It seems like every time I turn around, the telephone rings with unwanted news. Or, someone on the job is making demands, […]

Rest in Peace Whitney Houston

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They kind of knew each other. They all had a 3:00 standing at the same nail salon. Sandi and Barb were getting their manicures. Karen had her jeans rolled up to the knees and was soaking at the pedicure station. […]

Into the Impossible

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Daily Quote “The only way to discover the limits of the possibilities is to go beyond them into the impossible.” – Arthur C. Clarke READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture […]

Space Monkeys

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Daily Joke NASA decided to send a shuttle into space with two monkeys and an astronaut. They trained them for months. Then when they thought they were ready, they placed all three in the shuttle and got ready to send […]

Generation to Generation

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Daily Prayer By divine selection we are born to our parents. You have allowed me to be a recipient of my parents extraordinary love. You, have weaved the fabric of their character and values into my DNA. You have made […]

Genesis 48:20

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Daily Scripture In time to come, the people of Israel will use you as a blessing. They will say, “May God make you like Ephraim and Menashe.” Genesis 48:20 Joseph and his coat of many colors is one of the […]

Blessing the Children

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Harley’s family is gathered round the dining room table. This is a special occasion and it’s celebrated weekly in the Kramer household:  It’s the eve of the Sabbath. Harley has three grown sons, Larry, Richard and Bobby. All three boys […]

Our God’s Alive – Andy Cherry

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Best Religious Music We found a studio recording of “Our God’s Alive” by Andy Cherry. It’s a perfect bookend to the slick stadium version from Andy’s album of the same name. “Our God’s Alive” has some heavy lyrics, even for […]

Know God

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Daily Quote “Once you become aware that the main business that you are here for is to know God, most of life’s problems fall into place of their own accord.” – J.I. Packer READ MORE and enjoy these features from […]

Soup Pot

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Daily Joke An Italian, a Frenchman and a Jew arrive in Heaven and each is judged. The angel escorts the Frenchman to his heavenly reward. They enter a beautifully arranged banquet hall with all the foods that a French connoisseur […]

Irene – TobyMac

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Best Religious Music Listen once to this Christian hip-hop adult lullaby, and you will keep the beat in your soul forever. TobyMac is stellar in “Irene.” It’s a tribute song of consolation and inspiration to young women of faith who […]

Pray in Many Ways

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Daily Prayer I pray when I am fearful. I pray when I am in need. I sing praise to You. I lift up my hands, my heart, my soul. Please take me beyond myself and help me recognize the prayers […]

James 5:16

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Daily Scripture Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. James 5:16 You may have a good friend […]

In Someone Else’s Prayers

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You never know who is including you in their daily prayers, but someone, somewhere, always is. Eva’s banking on it; she’s a prayer junkie. With 22 prayer sites bookmarked, her computer is the Grand Central Station of prayer requests. Her […]

Open Book: A Vocation and a Voice – Kate Chopin

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What is it about nature that drives our spirituality? Can laziness be a good thing? What is Providence and how can we understand it in light of tragedy? Alice and Lori will cover all this and more as they delve […]

Wisdom and Virtue

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Daily Quote “Wisdom is knowing what to do; virtue is doing it.” -David Jordan READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily Prayer → Daily Music → Daily Joke → […]

Bats

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Daily Joke A vampire bat came flapping in from the night covered in fresh blood and parked himself on the roof of the cave to get some sleep. Pretty soon all the other bats smelt the blood and began hassling […]

Luke 5:13

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Daily Scripture And he put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will: be thou clean. And immediately the leprosy departed from him. Luke 5:13 In this scripture we see the miracle of healing through touch. Luke 5:13 holds […]

Your Healing Hands, Your Healing Heart

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Daily Prayer I ask of You this simple thing: To make my friend whole again. Sickness is but a wrong turn taken, but You in your wisdom can lead her back to wholeness. Awaken within her with Your touch sublime. […]

Touching Others Who Seem Untouchable

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Emergency-room personnel transported him to the cardiac floor.  Long hair, unshaven, dirty, dangerously obese and a black motorcycle jacket tossed on the bottom shelf of the stretcher – an outsider to this sterile world of shining terrazzo floors, efficient uniformed […]

Held – Natalie Grant

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Best Religious Music It’s rare to be moved by a song that most of us can not personally relate to. “Held” is an exception. While other Christian artists croon about love and faith, Natalie Grant takes a chance on a […]

Essential to Happiness

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Daily Quote “Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert Heinlein READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily Prayer […]

Funny Cat Quotes

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Daily Joke “Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this.” – Anonymous “There is no snooze button for a cat that wants breakfast.” -Anonymous “In a cat’s eye, all things belong to cats.” – […]

Soul Mate

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Daily Prayer I search for your face wherever I go. What do you look like? Surely, when our eyes meet there will be this instant spark of recognition, allowing our destinies to collide. Almost everyone I know has found their […]

Proverbs 3:26

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Daily Scripture For the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being snared. Proverbs 3:26 That’s Lord with a capital “L.” Keep it close to your heart, that the Lord is bigger than all else. With […]

The Role of a Friend

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Here’s some background. Kimberly is single and looking for a Mr. Kimberly to make her life complete. She’s a great gal; she’s got looks, smarts, and heart. Emily is her best friend; she’s along for the ride. She listens, advises […]

Oh Happy Day – Queen Latifah

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Best Religious Music Christian music takes on many forms. African American Spiritual is one style of Christian music that holds up to today’s music standards. “Oh Happy Day” is the quintessential African American spiritual. Sung throughout the ages, “Oh Happy […]

Why We Are Here

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Daily Quote “For we are here not merely to bloom in the light, but rather, like trees, to be weathered: burned by heat, frozen by snow, and though our hearts have been broken, still, we put out new leaves in […]

Riding a Dead Horse

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The tribal wisdom of the Dakota Indians, passed on from generation to generation, says that, “When you discover that you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount.”  However, in government, in corporate America, more advanced strategies […]

The Lord’s Prayer – Rhema Marvanne

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Best Religious Music “The Lord’s Prayer,” sung by child prodigy Rhema Marvanne could possibly be the closest you’ll get to praying with an angel. The miraculous voice of (then) seven-year old Rhema Marvanne has never sounded better than it does […]

Corinthians 16:13

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Daily Scripture Stand firm in your faith, be courageous, be strong. Corinthians 16:13 Strength and courage are often two virtues we are most in need of. Where do we turn to draw them out in times of need? We turn […]

It’s Not Personal

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Talia came through the door of the church and instantly Dina knew something was wrong. Her posture told the story. Shoulders hunched over, feet shuffling along the ground and her head hung down. Talia tried to smile her way through […]

Your Presence Requested

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I know You’re there, but where? Worries are poking at me, sharp-clawed: my job, my family, my life. I can’t feel You today, and I am afraid. Where are You? Please make Yourself present— clear and tangible— let me feel […]

Kissing the Soul

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Daily Quote “For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” – Judy Garland READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily […]

Can’t Take it With You

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Daily Joke Trying to disprove the saying “You can’t take it with you,” a stingy old lawyer, diagnosed with a terminal illness, finally figured out how to take at least some of his fortune with him when he died. He […]

Cupid – Sam Cooke

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Best Inspirational Music Wanna go back to the days of bobby socks, 45 records and dreamy music? Listen to Sam Cooke singing Cupid. It will knock your socks off, even you’re wearing panty hose these days! There’s something about classic […]

Psalm 91:11

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Daily Scripture For He will give His angels charge concerning you, To guard you in all your ways. Psalm 91:11 Who doesn’t feel more secure knowing there are angels watching over us? Psalm 91:11 teaches us that God gave us […]

Totality

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Let me love You with everything. Let my intellect adore You, my body understand You, my heart envelop You. Teach me to open entirely, that I may learn to reach for You with more than my words, for I am […]

Valentine’s Day Poetry Through the Ages: Today

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4 of 4 ← BACK • START → I love you all through February, Not just on Valentine’s Day; I cherish you when flowers of spring Appear in the midst of May. I adore you in the summer, When the […]

Valentine’s Day Poetry Through the Ages: 1700’s

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3 of 4 ← BACK • NEXT → The rose is red, the violet’s blue The honey’s sweet, and so are you Thou are my love and I am thine I drew thee to my Valentine The lot was cast […]

Valentine’s Day Poetry Through the Ages: 1600’s

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2 of 4 ← BACK • NEXT → To-morrow is Saint Valentine’s day, All in the morning betime, And I a maid at your window, To be your Valentine. Then up he rose, and donn’d his clothes, And dupp’d the […]

Valentine’s Day Poetry Through the Ages: 1300’s

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1 of 4 NEXT → And in a land, upon a hill of flowers, Set the noble Goddess Nature; of branches were her hills and her boughs, wrought of her craft and her measure; Neither has fowl come of engender, […]

Valentines and Angels

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Once the super-bowl is over, advertisers turn from beer and cars to chocolate and hearts. It’s a break from the dreariness of winter, to think of love. You look for love, show your love, and appreciate love on Valentine’s Day. […]

Embracing My Divinity

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I am willing to soften my heart to receive love I welcome the beauty around me and open my eyes to receive it I embrace my gifts of creativity and express them joyfully I walk in faith knowing that I […]

Open Book: “Life of the Beloved” by Henri Nouwen

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What does our brokenness reveal about us? Are we really unique in our own suffering?  Lots to discuss today as Lori Strawn and Alice Shelton talk about  a paragraph from this complex and often-struggling author’s book “Life of the Beloved”. […]

I Will Follow – U2

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Religious Music Rock Star Bono has been making music history for decades. Throughout his long career there is one song U2 plays at every live performance: “I Will Follow.” Bono wrote the song following his mother’s death when he was […]

Working Together

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Daily Quote “If you are coming to help me, you are wasting your time but if you are coming because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” -Indigenous Saying READ MORE and enjoy these features […]

Talented Rat

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Daily Joke A man walks into a diner and asks the waitress, “If I show you a really good trick, will you give me a free lunch?” The waitress considers it, then agrees. The man reaches into his pocket and […]

Deuteronomy 6:7

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Daily Scripture Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Deuteronomy 6:7 This scripture is the backbone of all […]

It’s Not You… It’s Me

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It’s not that I don’t believe in You. I just don’t believe in me. You are all, and I am nothing, so how can I get from here to there? The span between is endless, and if I fall, an […]

Sabbath Your Way

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She’s a crafty one. Not in the sly like a fox kind of way; but creative, like Martha Stewart. Pauline loves to make things. She spends her free time refinishing yard sales finds, crocheting and planning a dinner party—with place […]

Romantic

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Daily Joke An older couple was lying in bed one night… The husband was falling asleep but the wife felt romantic and wanted to talk. She said, “You use to hold my hand when we were courting.” Wearily he reached […]

Facing the Future

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Daily Quote “One faces the future with one’s past.” – Pearl S. Buck READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → Daily Story → Daily Scripture → Daily Prayer → Daily Music → Daily Joke → Daily […]

Psalm 36:9

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Daily Scripture In Thy light do we see the light. Psalm 36:9 Too often we don’t see what we’re supposed to, until God appears to enlighten us. In darkness it is too difficult to appreciate all that life has to […]

Scared

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Daily Prayer I look to You when I am scared. I am scared now. I ask for Your peace to cradle my soul to enfold me within Your warmth, understanding and grace. I ask for Your strength to filter within […]

Loving Differently

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They have been together for twenty-five years, most of them happy. But it wasn’t until Chuck got sick, that Nina discovered how much she loved him. It started out innocently enough: A persistent cough, enough to be annoying…but not alarming. […]

Shackles (Praise You) Mary Mary

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Best Religious Music Gospel, pop, R & B? “Shackles” AKA “Praise You” fits neatly into all genres and it’s classic Mary Mary. “Shackles” is their break-out single that kicked-started the talented Christian music duo to the popularity they enjoy today. […]

Epitaph

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Daily Quote “If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph: the only proof he needed for the existence of God was music.” – Kurt Vonnegut READ MORE and enjoy these features from the Daily Prayable! → […]

Deli Man

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Daily Joke Moshe, the owner of a small kosher New York deli, was being questioned by an IRS agent about his tax return. He had reported a net profit of $80,000 for the year. ‘Why don’t you people leave me […]

Worship

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Daily Prayer I need You I weep for You I reach out for You I feel You I think of You I worship You Guide me to be a better person today than yesterday Let the joy of worship manifest […]

Exodus 20:15

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Daily Scripture You shall not steal. Exodus 20:15 Scripture doesn’t get much clearer than Exodus 20:15, “You shall not steal.” Taking what does not belong to you is wrong. In Exodus 20:15 we learn of God’s clear and direct commandment […]

Bus Story

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Jenar is a teenager who lives on the south side of Chicago.  He’s 6’3, 270 pounds. Remember these stats, you’ll need them later on in the story.  It was early one Friday morning and he was riding the #36 bus […]

Feel it in Your Heart – Abandon

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Best Religious Music Notice to old ladies and young children – do not be turned off by opening drum racket! “Feel it in Your Heart” is a great contemporary Christian rock song with an alternative feel that all audiences can […]

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Spiritually Health Get rid of what enslaves you. Find spiritual health and well-being by discovering personal freedom. Don't be defeated by your life circumstances. Here's how to change your life for good. Inspired by Rabbi Karyn Kedar's new ...

posted 6:24:14pm Mar. 27, 2014 | read full post »

You Can Have A Better Marriage
You Can Have a Better Marriage By Susan Diamond, Prayables Some people have a stupendous, fireworks on the Fourth of July marriage. Others have a miserable, cry me a river marriage that really stinks. The rest, fit not-so-neatly in-between. ...

posted 2:08:09pm Mar. 19, 2014 | read full post »

Living Life Outside the Box
Contributed by Susan Good, Visit Gramma Good at www.grammagood.com I believe in living my life outside the box. I know many women of all ages don’t feel as I do and live inside the box their entire lives. Life inside the box means ...

posted 5:03:30pm Mar. 07, 2014 | read full post »

Is There a Future for Religion?
Written By Susan Diamond, Publisher of Prayables, an online spiritual community for people of all faiths. Is There a Future for Religion? If I hear one more self-righteous matron bitch and moan about the religious morals of young people ...

posted 10:27:07pm Feb. 19, 2014 | read full post »

Happy Life: 10 Tips & Observations from Gramma Good’s Mother
Contributed by Susan Good Visit Gramma Good at www.grammagood.com I call my mom at least once a day. Today we talked about buying a scrabble app for her computer. Ninety- two years old and my mother is going to play scrabble on her Mac! ...

posted 11:28:18am Feb. 11, 2014 | read full post »

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