Tag Archives: spiritual growth

Lawn Care

In a few weeks I will wrap up the seventh summer of mowing the grass at the house that my wife and I built. My how time flies! We moved into the house on a snowy day in February. There … Continue reading

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Quiet Quitting

According to recent reports, something called “quiet quitting” is taking the workplace by storm. This new trend is in the wake of many people literally quitting their jobs to pursue other ventures, or perhaps to just spend some time not … Continue reading

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Resurgence

My mother-in-law received a flower at church this past Mothers’ Day in recognition of her being the oldest mother in attendance. I planted the bright red flower in front of our house. With a little fertilizer and regular watering, it … Continue reading

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Playing with Fire

Investigators suspect that a 5-year-old playing with a lighter set a Christmas tree on fire, causing a tragic blaze that killed 12 family members in a Philadelphia rowhome early Wednesday. This was the city’s deadliest fire in more than a … Continue reading

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Middle Age

Check out some of these quotes on middle age: Forget about jets, race cars and speed boats. Nothing goes as fast as middle age.—Anonymous Middle age is that time of life when a man will let his wife go anywhere, … Continue reading

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In Praise of Thanksgiving

In A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life, William Law writes: “Would you know who is the greatest saint in the world? It is not he who prays most or fasts most; it is not he who gives … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule

One of the best known ethical teachings comes from the Sermon on the Mount, where Jesus says, “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.” … Continue reading

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Improvement

In the early 1960s the University of Florida football team was running wind sprints for conditioning. One of the large linemen, Jack Katz, who played tackle, had proven himself to be the fastest lineman on the team. Katz walked up … Continue reading

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How to Live a Powerful Life

An energetic and somewhat ornery little boy once tried to get his mother to give him some money in exchange for his good behavior. His mother answered, “Why can’t you be like your father and be good for nothing?” Nobody … Continue reading

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Instant Heroes

A tour group once visited a picturesque village. As they walked by an old man sitting by a fence, one of the tourists asked in a very patronizing way, “Were any great men born in this village?” The old man … Continue reading

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