Category Archive: Did You Know?

Apr 30

DID YOU KNOW. . . That each human being is a guest house?

This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A Joy, Depression, a Meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all. Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture; still, treat each guest honorably. He/she may be clearing …

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Mar 11

Did You Know? That Lent was about Losing Weight?

I recently read that Lent is about more than losing weight. And I thought. But isn’t that the very essence of Lent? Losing the weight of bitterness, hatred, pride, jealousy, vengeance, scorn, greed and gluttony? And of course, the greatest weight of all, our own self-loathing and self-rejection. And how do we lose the weight? …

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