Monthly Archives: July, 2011

Faith and Experience

Which came first – faith or experience? Early in my life, I had little faith in God (whatever that means for you) or anything of a spiritual nature. Consequently, if the question were asked I would always tell you that experience came first as it was from my experiences that I developed whatever faith I …

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Laughter

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.Mark Twain   Plato’s remark that “Even the god’s love jokes.” must be correct, for the value of laughter is recorded in sacred scripture. For example, the Koran states that “He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.” By the fourteenth century, the healing …

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Your Unique Style

Each of us possesses qualities that are unique to us. We each have our own finger and footprints, DNA, facial features, voice tone and more. We also each possess our own brand of enthusiasm for our souls, lives and life styles. We cannot have the enthusiasm of another regardless of how hard we try. We …

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Nurturing My Soul

Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year?  Horace   Quintus Horatius Flaccus, (December 8, 65 BC – Rome, November 27, 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time …

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Your Soul

“You don’t have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body.”  C. C. Lewis   British literary critic, scholar and author, known for his classic fantasy stories for children, “The Chronicles of Narnia”. During his literary career, Lewis was one of the most popular spokesmen for Christianity in the English-speaking world.   Your …

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