Category: New Year

3 Ways to Open the New Year Well

1/1/2016
3 Ways to Open the New Year Well

Three months into World War Two, British academic and teacher Minnie Louise Haskins was quoted by King George VI in his 1939 Christmas broadcast: I said to the man who stood at...

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8 Ways To Make 2016 Count

30/12/2016
8 Ways To Make 2016 Count

Desires drive the man above their reason. He who can harness their emotions will never be driven into their traps. Settle the heart of 2015 today.

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Stretching to Success in 2016

29/12/2016
Stretching to Success in 2016

To laugh and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false...

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Test God in 2016

28/12/2016
Test God in 2016

And the Lord spoke to me: To those distracted or disabled, the fearful or the faithful I have this to say to you - no year, no breath, no relationship, no...

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Staring down Uncertainty

5/1/2015
Staring down Uncertainty

Is New Year the bright season of hopes soon fulfilled? Or, is it a cave of hidden and dashed dreams too long held? Waiting can be the home of a shaky peace...

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Of Hazy Days

4/1/2015
Of Hazy Days

French born, Anglican baptised, American Catholic Trappist monk Thomas Merton died prematurely in 1968 at the tender age of 53. He penned the soulful prayer below.

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7 Good Pleas for 2015

2/1/2015
7 Good Pleas for 2015

As New Year bumps last year to the side. . . For those who may welcome the New Year on the outside but not on the inside. . .

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Sailing to Peace in 2015

30/12/2015
Sailing to Peace in 2015

Soul Snack 249/14 . . . Tomorrow is as insecure as yesterday is now past. The New Year always approaches with uncertainties, lingering fears; both thieves rest.

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For 2014

31/12/2014

Soul Snack 247/13 . . . For 2014There is one simple thought, one necessary action, one resolution to hold. . .

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spreadingJOY

2/1/2012

Soul Snack 5/14 . . . SpreadingJOY     Have you ever been humbled by another's New Year resolutions? I was humbled when I read the following.

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Shattering the Hourglass

3/3/2003

SOUL SNACK 6/14 . . . Shattering the Hourglass A recalcitrant prophet railed against God around 680BC. The God of heaven fielded Habakkuk's complaints loudly mailed from earth.

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