Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 24

What do You Know For Sure

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The other day I was flipping through the channels, and I came across some sort of special involving Oprah. It was an extremely interesting segment, where Oprah was really opening up regarding her background, her spiritual path, etc. One thing that really struck me was when she asked the interviewer (and the audience at large) …

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Apr 17

Staying Positive When the Universe Tests You

Jason Tree

  “Always look at what you have left.  Never look at what you have lost.” – Robert H. Schuller Alright, I’ll just say it… today sucked. Bad. Last night I was up most of the night with a bad stomach bug, which involved nausea, stomach cramps, fever, and other “issues”. Even though I felt horrible, …

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Apr 15

Chosen Family

Jason and Megan

Chosen Family. Please check out this great story that my wife posted on her blog (www.sweetnscrappy.com). Since my wife and I both work, ever since our son was born we have had a young Mennonite girl watch our son during the day. Unfortunately Ms. Megan is leaving us for Iowa. She and her family have …

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Apr 12

The Power of Spring Through It’s Festivals

Easter Eggs

“Spring adds new life and new beauty to all that is”– Jessica Harrelson I love springtime. I love the cool rainy weather, and how all of the various plants literally spring back to life with vivid shades of color. Spring is also a time for birth and renewal, and because of this every culture and …

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Apr 05

Discovering Wisdom Through Practice

Guthrie SR Atrium - Photo by Matthew D. Anthony (c) 2012

“We do not receive wisdom, we must discover it for ourselves, after a journey through the wilderness, which no one else can make for us, which no one can spare us, for our wisdom is the point of view from which we must come at last to regard the world.” – Marcel Proust During this …

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Apr 01

Versatile Blogger Nomination

versatile blogger award

Well, after four days of fun, fellowship, education, and spiritual growth with my Scottish Rite brethren, I decided to get caught up on my blog reading. Much to my surprise, two of my favorite blogs nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award! This is a real treat for me because I absolutely love both of …

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