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August 2012 Archives

What makes you “real”?  Does it hurt?  Are you in charge of it or is it dependent on others?  What’s love got to do with it? Lori Strawn and Alice Shelton share their thoughts on this lovely children’s book!  [is […]

Sign the Petition Recently four women were detained at a holy site; the Western Wall, each for wearing a prayer shawl. The authorities say they were disturbing the public peace according to regulation 201 A4 of the Israeli legal code. […]

How do you describe something that is essentially indescribable? George Herbert takes on the subject of “Prayer” in a poem full of incandescent images and startling metaphors. Join Lori Strawn and Alice Shelton as they react to the poem and […]

Whether you call it growth or a spiritual awakening, trauma is good for your soul. Through trauma spirituality deepens, this is Post Traumatic Growth. My relationships and friendships are more dear to me than ever before.  I work to make […]

What does faith have to do with the holiday decorations in your lawn? Did you learn everything you needed to know about wisdom and knowledge in college? Can the devout faithful really drink wine and be considered “good”? And folks, […]

“Mercedes, You are a beautiful and loving woman. I wish I could know you.” I really did not think much of this at first.  While it was not the typical connection invitation it was quite lovely and respectful so I […]

When author Jerry Ellis set off to follow in the footsteps of Chaucer’s famous pilgrims, he had no idea what lie ahead of him on the road to Canterbury: lessons in friendship, love, miracles and spirituality. Join Lori Strawn and […]

The Divine Ecosystem moves with the utmost assurance that everything that is needed is provided for.  There is a natural flow.  Our part is to know with certainty that all is well. Where ever we go, whatever we do, all […]

What are we about in this life?  How do we grapple through the daily process of building the Kingdom of God when we may not see the work completed?  Should we even try?  Are you a worker bee or a […]

I stood in the middle of my kitchen with tears streaming down my face.  In my hands is a Federal Express envelope from Bank of America. Dear Ms. Warrick, We have a new program based on a settlement that was […]

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