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Spiritreneur: The only path to glory lies in surrender

By |November 8th, 2016|Inspired Stories, Food For Thought, Laurie's Live. Breathe. Joy Moments|Comments Off on Spiritreneur: The only path to glory lies in surrender|

Only in surrender can we ever taste victory.
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    Do you let insults “wound” you, or let them pass right through?

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Do you let insults “wound” you, or let them pass right through?

By |October 31st, 2016|Laurie's Live. Breathe. Joy Moments|Comments Off on Do you let insults “wound” you, or let them pass right through?|

Jesus did not take the insults and accusations of the scribes and the Pharisees personally. He saw their words as emanating from impure hearts, so he didn’t agonize over the mud they slung. He knew their bitterness was rooted in their own misery and not caused by him. He concentrated on his mission, despite their insults. His refusal to […]

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Can you say Mauthausen?

By |June 16th, 2016|Food For Thought, Laurie's Live. Breathe. Joy Moments|2 Comments|

The grief and shock I am feeling today, after the mass shooting by a madman in Orlando, is such that I find it difficult to write.  As our nation reels and howls from another hail of bullets fired into a group of innocents, we immediately wonder What Can We Do to Stop This From Ever Happening Again?  Blame others, […]

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Superman is Tired

By |May 4th, 2016|Food For Thought|Comments Off on Superman is Tired|

Superman is Tired

By Laurie Beth Jones

 

Superman is tired.

I saw him today at the corner

Sitting on the curb with his Superman logo

T-shirt

And a too small business jacket

and a baseball cap.

His face was red and weathered

Like he had seen way too much of the sun

Had flown too close to the sun

As he worked hard

Saving us all

 

And now he sits on a […]

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CAPACITY

By |May 2nd, 2016|Food For Thought, Laurie's Live. Breathe. Joy Moments|2 Comments|

Further Thoughts on Capacity

by Laurie Beth Jones

 

I have been pondering the word “capacity” quite a bit these days. It’s been rolling around in my mind like a rock my grandfather used to put in a tumbler so he could take it out later and see its delineations more clearly.

According to the Oxford Dictionary, Capacity means the amount something can […]

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Why Spirituality Matters

By |November 20th, 2015|Laurie's Live. Breathe. Joy Moments|2 Comments|

We on earth are like blades of grass, that grow for a season and are then cut down somehow, somewhere, always. And yet, there is a spark in us that yearns for what is true—eternal—transcendent. A yearning that goes far beyond masked strangers among us wielding guns or suicide vests or AK47s….or bad news of any kind, really.
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Selfies: A Spiritual Journey

By |September 8th, 2015|Laurie's Live. Breathe. Joy Moments|3 Comments|

Who ever knew we could be so obsessed with ourselves?
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Religious Freedom

By |June 28th, 2015|Laurie's Live. Breathe. Joy Moments|3 Comments|

When tradition and history become intertwined with selected scriptures and pulpit preaching, the brew can be familiar and comforting to those who imbibe it, and yet deadly poison to the soul.
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Nine Lights / Charleston

By |June 21st, 2015|Laurie's Live. Breathe. Joy Moments|Comments Off on Nine Lights / Charleston|

“We are still here. We will not forget. You were all loved, and will be remembered.”
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Take Flight

By |May 19th, 2015|Laurie's Live. Breathe. Joy Moments|Comments Off on Take Flight|

Things of God are made of air.