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Is gratitude a natural impulse?

Gratitude is a powerful antidote! A pioneer in the science of Christianity, Mary Baker Eddy commented, “Under affliction in the very depths, stop and contemplate what you have to be grateful for.” Jesus illustrated this when he gave thanks to God before what we would think of as impossible challenges. And then he went forward… Continue reading

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Learning from Malala

Have you ever struggled to “turn the other cheek”, as Jesus put it? Here’s a good example of how it is done: “I was never angry, not for a moment. Not even an atom, or neutron, or electron amount of … Continue reading

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Dad was proud of his collection of duck decoys. But little did he know that he himself would be deceived by them, when my prankster of a brother-in-law decided to play a practical joke on him. When we were all … Continue reading

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Permanent weight loss – really!

“These results are consistent with and contribute to a growing body of work attesting to the beneficial effects of praying on self-control”, the psychologists at Saarland University and the University of Mannheim, found. Continue reading

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