Who I Am Makes A Difference

Tags: Inspiration

June 02, 2010 16:55

This morning, my sister emailed me about this powerful video. For some of you reading this blog, it will have deep meaning. Mother Theresa used to say that we didn't need to do great things, just little things with great love. The video speaks for itself....[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ov71Tmcch_s]


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Todd Burrier

Tags: Body, Inspiration, Mind, Nutritional-supplements

June 01, 2010 06:16

Todd Burier is a friend of mine and he works hard at helping people live healthier and happier lives. He does this as a motivational speaker and wellness expert. The other day, he sent me a really inspirational email, and I asked him for permission to share it with you. He said yes and you can read it below. Todd has two websites at the bottom of his email. Take a minute and check them out.

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Memorial Day

Tags: Spirit

May 31, 2010 05:01

I have only been to one military funeral. Lance Cpl. Matthew Snyder was 20 years old when he was killed in Iraq on March 3, 2006. Matthew was from my church, and his mother was one of our religious education volunteers.His funeral took place right after we had gotten news that our pastor was critically ill in Italy, and we didn't know if he would recover. Our nerves were very raw and our hearts...


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Pardon My Dust!

Tags: Blogging

May 29, 2010 10:10

Please bear with me over the next few days as I work on making this blog even better. I'm trying to get the menu more organized, add content so things will be clearer and more in depth. I hope to be done by Monday!I hope those of you that subscribe aren't overwhelmed with email updates. If that happens, I'm really sorry :)In the end, I think everything will be better than before!Here in...


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Examen Prayer

Tags: Ignatian-spirituality, Mind, Spirit

May 28, 2010 15:14

Sorry, this post is a bit longer than my usual. But as I was thinking about it early this morning, I wanted to spell this powerful prayer out to you. I hope you find it beneficial.When I began making the Spiritual Exercises, I began working on the discipline of the Daily Examen. I can't say I was always faithful to it, but it was very beneficial when I did. I continue to strive to make it a...


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Biggest Loser

Tags: Body, Inspiration, Mind, Spirit

May 27, 2010 21:23

The other night, I happened to catch the season finale of The Biggest Loser. I'm usually at work when the show is on, but I saw it for the first time during one of our big snow storms. I guess that was towards the beginning of the season.Having recently undergone my own weight loss journey, I was amazed at the exercise routine of these very obese people. Without a doubt, they had to have the...


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Simplicity and Silence

Tags: Body, Ignatian-spirituality, Mind, Spirit

May 26, 2010 18:11

First off, hope you're having a good day. I had to go to Baltimore for a meeting, and someone I work with asked me to pick up a bag of the country potatoes I wrote about yesterday. I had to go to two Trader Joe's stores before I found them :( As it turns out, they're a new item. I hope you can find them easily.When I was on my eight day silent retreat last year, my spiritual director told me...


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Quick and Tasty

Tags: Main-course, Vegetarian

May 25, 2010 19:23

I wanted to tell you about a new dinner I've been making over the last few weeks, compliments of Trader Joe's. They are always bringing out new products, and I recently picked up a couple of bags of their Country Potatoes with Haricots Verts (green beans) and Wild Mushrooms. Everything is pre-cooked and seasoned with olive oil and garlic. Heating them through in a saute pan takes just a few...


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New Beginnings

Tags: Mind, Spirit

May 24, 2010 19:45

Although it was a bit overcast today here in Maryland, it would a great day to go sailing. I haven't been too many times, but when I do go sailing, especially on the Chesapeake Bay, I realize how much I love to be around water. There's something about the immensityof what's right underneath the hull of the boat. I'm reminded of the saying, you're a little fish in a big pond.I'm pretty sure you...


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Pentecost

Tags: Catholic-church, Ignatian-spirituality, Spirit

May 23, 2010 06:51

When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together.And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were.Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, which parted and came to rest on each one of them.And they were all filled with the holy Spirit and began to speak in different tongues, as the...


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