» Monthly Archives: February 2014

Gratitude vs Appreciation

February 19, 2014 2,070 Comments
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I think we often use gratitude and appreciation interchangeably in our conversations…I appreciate your gift or Thank you for your gift.  Thank you for being you or I appreciate you.  I’d like to propose that they are subtly different.  Gratitude is about being thankful for something while appreciation is more about valuing and seeing the …

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Silence Part III

February 12, 2014 1,021 Comments
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Erik Walker Wikstrom in Simply Pray says “If you long to connect with the Sacred, if you desire to live a life that is more in touch with the Holy, stop listening for something and start simply listening…build your theology around the experience, rather than the other way around.” What Erik is telling us is by having …

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Silence – Part II

February 5, 2014 553 Comments
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Barbara Mencer  of Business Breakthroughs says “Silence creates space … space to breathe, relax, and get centered amid all the chatter and rushing about … space for ideas to germinate … space for those who are quiet to speak … space for listeners to truly grasp what they’re hearing and appreciate it fully … space to receive knowledge and consider …

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