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POETRY: Making The House Ready For The Lord, by Mary Oliver

Dear Lord, I have swept and I have washed but
still nothing is as shining as it should be
for you. Under the sink, for example, is an… 136 more words


POETRY: Let Everything That Hath Breath Praise The Lord, by Christina Rossetti

All that we see rejoices in the sunshine,
All that we hear makes merry in the Spring:
God grant us such a mind to be glad after our kind, 46 more words


Top of the Elevenses/Brunch #97&98

I met someone recently who goes a step further with the Christmas giving.  For years she has been part of a Church group who care for, cook for, give shelter to, do health checks on, give time to listen and give advice to the homeless in the West End of London for 10 days over the holiday period. 14 more words

THE ADVENT EUCHARIST: Grace, by John Hampsch

From The Healing Power of the Eucharist

How do we receive grace?  There are three major avenues.  First of all, we can receive grace through some form of prayer: prayer of blessing and adoration, prayer of petition, intercessory prayer, prayer of thanksgiving, or prayer of praise.   316 more words


Top of the Elevenses/Brunch #38

Do not take anything for granted,

For your agility is not as before,

But your courage strongly marches stately.

To face both enemies and friends, 25 more words

Top of the Elevenses/Brunch #30

A post by Success Inspirers’ World Team member

Yeah, I have reached 30 days of writing about the thoughts flowing around Elevenses/Brunch time.  I am in wonder that I found things to write about.   197 more words

DISCERNMENT: The Setting Of Discernment — Images of God, by David Lonsdale

From Listening to the Music of the Spirit

Discernment means making choices within the context of a living relationship and continuing dialogue with God.  We carry about with us our own personal images of God.   1,415 more words