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“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words.” Matthew 6:5 As our world continues to grow and the sense of community is  lost … Continue reading

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When I was just a girl of seventeen, I received a valentine from a young man who had been a best friend since beginning high school. It included a handwritten version of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s famous love sonnet.  At the … Continue reading

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   Original art by Paul T. Boecher© Love means pouring yourself out for the benefit of another, by putting them first.  It keeps no record of past mistakes.  It is not self serving. By taking on the servant attitude of … Continue reading

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  Patience is the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.  So says the dictionary. Patience also means putting others needs ahead of our own.  It should be so easy, but our natural inclination … Continue reading

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