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There are women/mothers who are trying to stay afloat.
In this season many women find themselves in shelters or in temporary housing.
These are our sisters and they need encouragement from sisters who are more comfortable in their lives. Sisters, we have to encourage, with love, our sisters; so we begin…
MAYA’S PAMPERING PURSES
In her book, Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Dr. Angelou said, “Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for.” Inspired by the Spirit of Dr. Angelou, Sister Sandra JoAnne Taylor of Raleigh NC created an organization called, “Maya’s Pampering Purses” (MPP).It is her intent that through this organization a movement would evolve giving a voice to the voiceless and also liberating the soul of the giver….One Purse At A Time!
Socks N’ Sandwiches
June 1-August 1, 2014
SOCKS N’ SANDWICHES is a 10-year old Project for the Homeless for the DC Metropolitan area. We go out in the winter evenings and distribute items that keep our brothers and sisters warm and nourished.
We need your help…
“Where there is no vision, the people perish” –Proverbs 29:18a
It is no secret that I love games. I especially love games that challenge my eyes, dexterity and my mind. I have been playing an online game “Wordament”. There are letters in four by four squares and you have to make words out of the letters. My challenge is that I cannot see words that I use often or I miss putting expanded endings on the words such as, ed, ies, er or ing. These endings can add 20-30 points on a word. You have only two minutes to find words and often times the words are 12 letters long. I am in awe of the number of people who find the long words and there are just as many people like me who seem to be stuck in our limited vision.
Eleven years as a priest has afforded me interesting opportunities. I love being a minister and I have favorite things that I love doing as a priest. I love serving the homeless under the Socks N’ Sandwiches Project and I love doing Pre-Marriage Pastoral Care. Working with couples who are “in love” is fun and interesting to say the least. I developed a study booklet for couples which seems to expand as I see and hear new or unusual experiences from my couples. I just want to know from couples: “Don’t you want to know?” Don’t you want to know if what you feel is real, if this is the right time? If you are really in love then you do not have anything to fear. Right?
Inspired by Arianna Huffington’s new book, Thrive, we created this artwork to remind ourselves to question what it means to be successful in today’s world.
Everyone works differently; some enjoy working in a group while others like to work alone. There are times in the workplace where a team effort is required. When you work as a team it does not mean that your individuality is lost in going along to get along, rather it means taking your individual skills and talents and merging them with the other many skills and talents of your team mates.