Sunday Inspiration: Happy Hanukkah!

“At this time of year, when the sun is most hidden, the holiday of Hanukkah celebrates the rays of hope and light. Often, it is through simple and unrecognized miracles that we are able to feel the warmth of hope and light.” -Rafael Goldstein

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Sunday Inspiration: The Small and Simple

 “We think it is the big moments that define our lives — the wedding, the baby, the new house, the dream job. But really these big moments of happiness are just the punctuation marks. The narrative is written every day in the small and simple.” -Sarah Ban Breathnach

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Sunday Inspiration: A Mature Person

“A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and in all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably with the circumstances of life, knowing that in…

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Sunday Inspiration: Let us give thanks

“Let Us Give Thanks” by Max Coots Let us give thanks for a bounty of people: For children who are our second planting, and, though they grow like weeds and the wind too soon blows them away, may they forgive us our cultivation and fondly remember where their roots are. Let us give thanks: For…

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Sunday Inspiration: Natural Gifts

“If each person has natural gifts and innate talents, Then the true nature of education Must involve the awakening, inviting, and blessing of the inner genius And unique life spirit of each young person. -Michael Meade

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Sunday Inspiration: I like living

“I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.” -Agatha Christie

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Sunday Inspiration: “We belong to each other”

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” -Mother Teresa My heart goes out to all those who are suffering in Israel and Gaza. I can’t imagine what it’s like to live on either side of this huge divide. The political issues are complex, but no…

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