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Managing Monday with Helen Keller

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Blog | 1 comment

The story of Helen Keller (1880-1968), the first blind and deaf person to be awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree, has long surprised and delighted millions. Left blind and deaf after a disease contracted when she was 19 months old, Keller became a prolific author, human rights activist and an international inspiration. Here are some of her oft cited insights… The only thing worse than being blind is having sight with no vision. Helen Keller Kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see. Helen Keller The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even...

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Managing Monday with Richard Foster – Take 3

Posted by on Jan 1, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Richard Foster (1942 – ) is an American theologian and author in the Quaker tradition. His 1978 book Celebration of Discipline has sold over one million copies, and has perhaps been more influential than any other book in helping those in the evangelical stream of Christianity to rediscover and experience some of the spiritual disicplines that have nurtured the church for centuries. He has also written significant books on prayer and simplicity. This is our third look at some of his reflections… They are worth pondering at the start of a new year If worship does not propel us...

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Managing Monday with Richard Foster – Take 2

Posted by on Dec 25, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Richard Foster (1942 – ) is an American theologian and author in the Quaker tradition. His 1978 book Celebration of Discipline has sold over one million copies, and has perhaps been more influential than any other book in helping those in the evangelical stream of Christianity to rediscover and experience some of the spiritual disicplines that have nurtured the church for centuries. He has also written significant books on prayer and simplicity. This is our second look at some of his reflections. In their own way, they are suitable for Christmas. The purpose of silence and solitude is...

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And in the Chaos, God…

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

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Managing Monday with Richard Foster

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Richard Foster (1942 – ) is an American theologian and author in the Quaker tradition. His 1978 book Celebration of Discipline has sold over one million copies, and has perhaps been more influential than any other book in helping those in the evangelical stream of Christianity to rediscover and experience some of the spiritual disicplines that have nurtured the church for centuries. He has also written significant books on prayer and simplicity. We will look at some of his insights over the next few weeks… The discovery of God lies in the daily and in the ordinary, not in the...

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