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Dissent

Today I came across this quote from Thurgood Marshall and think it still rings true today: “We must dissent from the indifference. We must dissent from the apathy. We must dissent from the fear, the hatred and the mistrust. We must dissent from a nation that has buried...
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Unity / Diversity

Here’s a quote I like a lot: “I love the concept of unity and diversity…most decisions are based on a tiny difference. People say this was right and that wrong–the difference was a feather…I keep scales wherever I am to remind me of that…They’re a symbol of my...
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A Laugh

Rev. Susan Sparks in her book Laugh Your Way to Grace writes: Desserts is stressed spelled backwards.
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Walk a Mile

Here’s a humorous quote: Before you criticize someone you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you’re a mile away and you have their shoes.——Jack Handey, American humorist
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Lagom

Read the quote today. Then think about it in its broadest application–much more than being about food. “‘Lagom’ is a Swedish expression used when passing food or drink around the table, meaning: Take just enough so that there is enough for everyone.” —William Ury in the book “Getting...
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Solving Problems

Today I’m passing on a quote from the book The Cow in the Parking Lot–A Zen Approach to Overcoming Anger, written by Leonard Scheff and Susan Edmiston. Here’s the quote: “Anger is as good at solving problems as a fan is at stacking papers.
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Do Better

This quote today is by Thurgood Marshall, US Supreme Court Justice. He writes of government. I think on this particular day it is also true of each church and each person within the United Methodist Church. Here’s the quote: “We must dissent from the fear, the hatred, and...
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One Thing

A student asked Thay, “There are so many urgent problems. What should I do?” Thay answered calmly, “Take one thing, and do it very deeply and carefully, and you will be doing everything at the same time.”—Thich Nhat Hanh and Dr. Lilian Cheung
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Mama and Me

Mama and Me

Mama and Me---Our last three years together and beyond is a book about a relationship, built over 50 years and culminating in Mama’s death.

Do You Love Me

Do You Love Me

Do You Love Me is a wonderful children's book. A conversation between a Grandmother and Grandson.

Graces To Sing

Graces To Sing

Graces To Sing to Tunes You Know. Graces is filled with familiar tunes with new words to celebrate times with family and friends, good food and thanks.

Trilogy of Cancer

Trilogy of Cancer

Ann's story of her cancer journey...filled with stories, poems, songs. You will laugh, cry....

Shadorma’s

Shadorma’s

This is a book that puts each of the 150 psalms in the psalter into a shadorma poetry form. Some of the longer psalms have several shadormas.

Women Songs | Peace Songs

Women Songs | Peace Songs

Woman Songs|Peace Songs is a collection of inspirational and powerful music still speaking to our times. Originally recorded in 1980.

Wisdom of Children

Wisdom of Children

Wisdom of Children is a collection of stories of the Grandchildren in Ann's life, their wisdom and her reflections for God.

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