In this article, I offer an interpretation of the Adam & Eve story that I believe more accurately reflects the truth behind this allegorical tale and allows us to extract a greater, much more relevant meaning. And yes, I did call it an allegorical tale. Which is to say, I do not believe that it’s …
Category Archive: Beliefs
[Adam and Eve] had what they wanted. That they did not like it when they got it does not alter the fact that they certainly got it.
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The Lord's Prayer may be committed to memory quickly, but it is slowly learnt by heart.
-Frederick Denison Maurice
Have you ever wondered where exactly is “Kingdom Come”? Or, of all the things we could ask of God, why do Christians ask for bread? In this article, I dissect this prayer that many of us have recited more times than we can count, but perhaps are not always clear on what exactly it is …
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I have never been contained except I made the prison
Sometimes when we try to make significant changes in our lives, we find ourselves drifting back to our old behaviors time and time again. This can be extremely baffling. We have a goal that we know we want to achieve, but for some reason, we keep sabotaging our plans. It’s as if there’s a force …
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It is from within the heart, not just the mind, that we can know God's will for us. God speaks to all of us every day and God's voice is as loud as our willingness to listen.
-Mary Manin Morrissey
Religious rules can be confusing. We want to live within God’s will for us, but it may seem impossible to know what that means. How do we know what God wants?
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Through prayer, we view our wants and needs through the eyes of God. We gain consciousness of God’s presence in our lives. And, our faith strengthens.
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This is not a political post nor an endorsement. Instead, I am sharing ideas on how to remain inspired and spiritual at a time when passions and negativity rule the discourse around us. Here are five ideas on how to be inspired voters: 1. Practice Tolerance The core of our political stance lies in our …
Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2008/11/02/how-to-be-an-inspired-voter/
Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow. Let me hold you while I may, for it may not always be so. One day I shall dig my nails into the earth, or bury my face in the pillow, or stretch myself taut, or raise my hands to the sky and want, more than all the world, your return.
-Mary Jean Iron
Here is a list of simple affirmations to help us live in the present. “Today is a New Day. It is free from the past.” “What can I do this moment to live the life I want to live?” “What can I do this moment to express my gratitude?” “With each moment, with each mistake …
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