Showing posts tagged as 'mind'

Hit The Switch

Tags: Inspiration, Mind, Personal-development, Prayer

September 21, 2011 06:58

The Healing Lightwas written by Agnes Sanford.I had some time on my hands and began flipping through the pages of this short book, which was written in 1947. In a nutshell, the author lays out the case for spiritual healing, and I was drawn in by the Sanford's easy and free-flowing style of writing.I'm not at the point I can recommend the book, but so far, so good. This morning, I was up early...

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Maintenance Mode

Tags: Inspiration, Mind, Personal-development

August 22, 2011 06:53

I had a busy weekend, how about you? Over the last few weeks, I realized I had let a lot of general maintenance go, and things were looking pretty shabby.I also realized that I had put some personal stuff go, and it was time to get things back in order. It was actually a fun process, and I am happy to report good results. :)Whenever we let things go and stop maintaining them, we end up spending...

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It's Going To Be A Good Day

Tags: Inspiration, Mind, Spirit

August 05, 2011 09:22

Here in Maryland, the humidity has finally broken and we've had some really nice, warm days. Although I enjoy hot weather, I could absolutely do without humidity.Even though I've lived here for over twenty years, my body has never adjusted to it, and it zaps me of a ton of energy. Ah, the joys of living in the Mid Atlantic states :)

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We All Need A Little More Courage

Tags: Inspiration, Mind, Personal-development, Prayer

July 27, 2011 06:39

"Courage is the finest of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others." Winston Churchill

Tiananmen Squarein China was taken. Now, I know none of us are facing down tanks right about now, but there's still many people who are facing what appears to be difficult situations in life. Having courage will help us move past those obstacles and get on with our lives.

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Become An Early Riser

Tags: Inspiration, Mind, Personal-development

July 21, 2011 06:50

Just about my whole life, I've been an early riser. Anyone who consistently reads my posts know that I love to watch the sun come up each day. It's a great way to get a jump start on things to come.Being up at this time is very peaceful, and it lends itself greatly to prayer. One of the most popular bloggers in the world is a man by the name of Leo Babauta, and he promotes the benefits of...

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So Much Change

Tags: Inspiration, Mind, Prayer

July 06, 2011 17:32

Have you noticed how much change is occurring all around us? At times, it can seem a bit overwhelming.

Today is the last day at a grocery store down the street from me. I have a lot of options as far as stores go, but this one was the closest, and after 23 years, the parent company bankrupt, it was done. I went there yesterday to see if there were any bargains, and it was like picking over a...

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What, Me Stressed?

Tags: Inspiration, Mind, Prayer

June 29, 2011 06:10

Yesterday was akind offunny day. I had an important meeting that I was quite stressed about, mainly because I wasn't sure what was on the agenda. I don't know about you, but I think there's something unnerving about being asked to meet but not being sure what will be discussed.I was told about the gathering several weeks ago, so there was more than enough time for the tension and anxiety to...

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Tags: Blogging, Inspiration, Mind

June 27, 2011 05:56

One of the most popular blogs in the world is written by Leo Babauta. I think his post below will resonate with a lot of the readers here at Making All Things New.


The moment my first daughter Chloe was born, I was filled with an overpowering joy — she was a living miracle! I was also filled with soul-trembling fear — here was a fragile new life, entrusted into my incompetent hands.It was...

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Five Ideas To Help You Create Some Excitement

Tags: Ignatian-spirituality, Inspiration, Mind, Personal-development, Prayer

June 24, 2011 08:54

When was the last time you were really excited about something? Maybe it was last night, watching your favorite baseball team have a big win. It could have been the call from a friend/family member telling you that she's going to have a baby.You could have gotten excited about a phone call you received telling you that you got the job you interviewed for, or that you are being promoted. For...

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Upcoming Retreats

Upcoming Events at Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center, Marriottsville, Maryland.

Jan. 19-21: Making All Things New
This Retreat will focus on providing you with tools to improve your health, deepen your faith, and enjoy life to the fullest

March 17, 9am-1pm: Prayer Walking
This morning will introduce participants to Prayer Walking, which aims to strengthen our bodies and our relationship with God. Please where comfortable shoes and clothing.

May 11-13: Ignatian Spirituality
This Retreat will focus on key practices of Ignatian Spirituality, including St. Ignatius' deep devotion to Mary, the Mother of Jesus.

Sept. 22, 9am-1pm: Ignatian Rules for Eating
Long before our present crisis of diabetes, heart disease, and obesity, St. Ignatius included some Rules for Eating in his Spiritual Exercises. Join us to learn what they are and how they might benefit you or someone you love.

Nov. 16-18: Making All Things New
This Retreat will focus on providing you with tools to improve your health, deepen your faith, and enjoy life to the fullest.

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