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Creating Peace

The holiday season is here! This poem really struck a chord with me, and seems to embody what the holidays are about – finding peace within. We must have inner peace to have peace in the home. To have peace … Continue reading

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“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Gandhi

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Star Bright

A Star It’s not the gifts, Or fancy trinkets We get on Christmas morn,  The true gift came that glorious day, When Jesus Christ was born. We rush around, To buy the things We think will bring us joy, But … Continue reading

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Lightening will flash, Strong winds will blow, Storms will come into each life. Yet like God’s great world, Sunlight always returns; We can flower Despite trouble and strife. Remember that growth, Starts beneath the soil, Patiently waiting to spring forth. … Continue reading

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History Next Door

“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.”  Martin Luther King, Jr. In February we celebrate Black History Month. Traditionally programs are held, and great  deeds, inventions and accomplishments are recounted that make us proud. One thing … Continue reading

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Bountiful Blessings for 2012!

“Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” Helen Keller Be Encouraged is a book of inspirational essays and poems. Proceeds benefit New Sunlight Missionary B.C … Continue reading

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