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Living the Serenity Prayer – The Present Moment

The Serenity Prayer has a long and rather mysterious history. The first three lines were made popular by  Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 -1971), as part of a 1934 lecture. The modern prayer is several lines longer. In 1941, the prayer was … Continue reading

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Spiritual Withdrawal Symptoms

The dictionary definition of the term withdrawal is “the act of taking out.” Withdrawal can refer to taking money from a bank, removing your name from consideration for committee or a job, or leaving a college class. The most frequent … Continue reading

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What I Learned from My Banker

LIVING AS APPRENTICES I now have a personal banker!  Given my life-long meager income and my husband’s illness, I would never have thought of needing a “banker.”  But in the last several months Josh made suggestions that I would never … Continue reading

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