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December 2009 Archives

On this day, I will strive to see the peace that is everywhere and access the abundance of beauty and joy that lie in every moment. It is the Eternal Now that I am after. I will strive to set […]

Prayer For Prosperity Dear God,I surrender my financial affairs and concerns about money to your Divine care and love. I ask that you remove my worries, anxieties and fears about money, and replace them with faith. I know and trust that my […]

It’s not uncommon for people who are unemployed to experience a loss of self-esteem, which can cause you to become disconnected from your gifts. This can present a problem since you need to be connected to your skills and strengths […]

Sometimes our money problems are merely a symptom of another problem. When this is the case, I have found that simply acquiring more money may only provide temporary relief…and is more like a band-aid than a cure. In fact, if […]

Christmas Carol In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter Long ago. Our God, Heaven cannot hold Him […]

Two years ago, we lost the legendary Larry Stewart, the Secret Santa who gave over 1.3 million away anonymously over the course of 27 years. But before he died, he revealed his identity and recruited a friend to follow in […]

O sweet Child of Bethlehem, grant that we may share with all our hearts in this profound mystery of Christmas. Put into the hearts of men and women this peace for which they sometimes seek so desperately and which you […]

Money issues can cause a lot of stress and conflict in relationships during the holidays, especially if your finances are tight. The good news is, these conflicts can also be a wonderful opportunity to grow together and deepen the intimacy […]

Most people think of the holidays as the “Season for Giving” and yes, that is what most of us try to do. We shop for gifts for our loved ones, send token gifts of gratitude to our clients, and possibly […]

3   Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.  ~Frank A. Clark I was deeply moved this morning as I watched a video clip on nbc.com about a couple who ate breakfast at the Aramingo […]