50 Cents and Love

  PEACE ON EARTH WILL COME TO STAY, WHEN WE LIVE CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY. —HELEN STEINER RICE BY RICHARD MATHISON   BECAUSE NICOLOSA DONLUCAS HAD 50 CENTS, HANDS FOR WORK, AND A HEART FOR LOVE, 103 POOR MEXICANS CELEBRATED CHRISTMAS BACK IN 1959 WHEN THIS STORY TOOK PLACE. NICOL
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Sara’s Story

An inspiring 30-minute video clip about the far-reaching effects of one person’s life and witness. “Sara Frankl, also known as Gitzen Girl after her much-beloved blog, changed many lives without leaving the four walls of her condo. Though she was confined by an illness, she was never
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It Works! – Stress Management

God is like a father to us, His children, and He wants us to be healthy and happy, so He has set down rules to keep us from getting hurt or damaging our bodies: proper diet, rest, exercise and right living, not abusing our bodies, and keeping God’s health laws, and keeping God’s laws
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What is Beautiful – by Adonia Rhea

A few of us started a small faith community recently. Following our own change journey brought us to the point where sharing our spiritual discoveries and things we were learning was a need we had.  What we enjoy the most is the atmosphere of camaraderie, acceptance, openness, and sup
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The Ant and the Grasshopper–Retold

By Tammy – Matsuoka, Japan   At a certain primary school during their weekly class on morals, a group of first-grade students were asked to finish the story of the hardworking ant and the lazy grasshopper in the way they thought would be best. Most of us know this story— one
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A Christmas Like No Other

“A CHRISTMAS LIKE NO OTHER” By Nyx Martinez We all know the story—how Jesus was born in a stable after Joseph and Mary jour- neyed to Bethlehem and couldn’t find an inn with a vacant room. And we’ve also seen it depicted on Christmas cards and in Nativity scenes—Mary in her flowing gown
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Come here, you greedy wretch. I’ll teach you to eat all your sister’s birthday chocs. It’s all right Dad, I know how !

Come here, you greedy wretch. I’ll teach you to eat all your sister’s birthday chocs. It’s all right Dad, I know how !
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So little done–so much to do.
Cecil John Rhodes (Founder of the Rhodes Scholarships), last words, 1902.

So little done–so much to do.Cecil John Rhodes (Founder of the Rhodes Scholarships), last words, 1902.
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Million miles away? – By Adonia Rhea

I am reading through Rick Warren’s “Purpose Driver Life” for the third time in the last couple of years. I found my spiritual circumstances reflected in a Chapter “Day 14”, entitled “When God Seems Distant”, and so I decided to explore the guidance and suggestions the author offers in
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Looking forward to seeing you, Liz!

BY REUBEN RUCHEVSKY   Liz was a pretty, diminutive woman—my mom’s best friend. I knew her from the private tennis club where we were members and where I also worked in the pro shop after high school and on the weekends. Her taking time to chat as peers earned Liz high marks with
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