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One hour of repentance and good deeds in this world is more beautiful than all the life in the world to come. –Rabbi Jacob b. Kurshai, Mishna: Abot Reprinted from ‘A Treasury of Jewish Quotations,’ edited by Joseph L. Baron, […]

A Recently Spotted Bumper Sticker: “Born OK the first time”

You shall not subvert the rights of your needy in their disputes. Keep far from a false charge; do not bring death on those who are innocent and in the right, for I will not acquit the wrongdoer. Do not […]

How much of your life do you spend looking forward to being somewhere else? -Matthew Flickstein, “Journey to the Center” Copyright Wisdom Publications 2001. Reprinted from “Daily Wisdom: 365 Buddhist Inspirations,” edited by Josh Bartok, with permission of Wisdom Publications, […]

It takes courage to show your dreams to someone else. –Erma Bombeck

Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire? –Corrie Ten Boom

“My brother was recently diagnosed with colon cancer.” –from Beliefnet member PaperDoll78 Add your prayers now

[30] I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me. [31] If I bear […]

John 5:30-47 30 “I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge; and my judgment is just, because I seek to do not my own will but the will of him who sent me. 31 “If I […]

A student went to his meditation teacher and said, “My meditation is horrible! I feel so distracted, or my legs ache, or I’m constantly falling asleep. It’s just horrible!” “It will pass,” the teacher said matter-of-factly. A week later, the […]