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Want to be Generous? Join a Generous Tradition and Community

In a recent Slate column, Brian Palmer, writing about Christian missionary doctors working in Africa, asks, “It’s great that these people are doing God’s work, but do they have to talk about Him so much?”  Palmer is an atheist and in the column he publicly wrestles with his distrust of religious motivations and admiration for those working among the poorest of the world’s citizens, often receiving little compensation for their efforts.  575 more words

Spiritual Formation

Once there was a tree...

and she loved a little boy. And everyday the boy would come and he would gather her leaves and make them into crowns and play king of the forest.  603 more words


Running For My Kids

In my previous post, My Reason To Race, I shared about the Monster Mash 5k race that I was going to run to fundraise for… 190 more words

Active Compassion

A simple gesture

It’s amazing how a simple smile can change someones day.  Something we don’t normally think twice about can make such a huge difference in someone elses world.   383 more words

How much stuff is TOO MUCH?

I’ve been on a war path with my home for years. Things, things EVERYWHERE. Stuff to store, to clean, to launder, to tidy up, to dust, to file, to maintain… it eats time, energy and money. 404 more words


Tight fists in the sixth year

“Beware that there is no base thought in your heart, saying, ‘The seventh year, the year of remission, is near,’ and your eye is hostile toward your poor brother, and you give him nothing; then he may cry to the LORD against you, and it will be a sin in you.

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