Tag Archives: Henry Ward Beecher

Spiritual Gardens: Growing Virtues in Humility

Growing Virtues in Humility He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. [Micah 6:8 (NIV)]. In soil … Continue reading

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Spiritual Diet: Gut Feelings and Inner Peace

  Spiritual Diet — Gut Feelings and Inner Peace And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was … Continue reading

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Intercessory Prayer: Praying for Others Is Praying Ourselves (3/7)

Praying for Others “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons … Continue reading

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Pleasure Principles: Finding the Source of Ultimate Joy

  Sources of Pleasure Whatever man loves, that is his god. For he carries it in his heart; he goes about with it night and day; he sleeps and wakes with it, be it what it may – wealth or … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving of Tranquility: Prayer, Praise and Gratitude

Thanksgiving: Gratitude and Praise      … [As] Jesus … was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance and called out in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!”      … Continue reading

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Spiritual Exercises to Strengthen Our Faith (4/5)

  Spiritual Exercises (7-9)  … One’s personality can be strengthened by training the will, One can … say to oneself: Within five years I shall acquire a new habit and during that time I shall concentrate my whole will-power upon achieving … Continue reading

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Spiritual Exercises to Strengthen Our Faith (2/5)

  Spiritual Exercises (1-3) The first Annotation is that by this name of Spiritual Exercises is meant every way of examining one’s conscience, of meditating, of contemplating, of praying vocally and mentally, and of performing other spiritual actions … For … Continue reading

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Culinary Paranoia: Anxiety & Stress of Diet & Nutrition

  Diet, Nutrition, Anxiety & Stress Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? … So do not worry, saying, “What shall we eat?” or “What shall we drink?” or “What shall we wear?” … Continue reading

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