What I Need to Give Up

“Recently I read a story about a nun who had prayed every day for 30 years for God to take away a lifelong problem she’d had. Finally, one morning as she was praying once again, she heard a gentle voice in her head- ‘I can’t take it unless you give it up.’” —Hollye Dexter blog …

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A Choice That Changed My Life

“Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.” –Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister Tell us the story of a time that you changed the course you might have followed because you made a choice, a decision, an act of …

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An Idea That Changed Me

“Every now and then a man’s mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to its former dimensions.” –Oliver Wendell Holmes Tell me about a time you were introduced to an idea that opened up your life or changed your trajectory.

A Moment of Pure Acceptance

“There is no freedom like seeing myself as I am and not losing heart.” –Elizabeth J. Canham If you have ever had a moment in your life when you accepted yourself this deeply, tell us about it.

My Body

“Your body is the ground and metaphor of your life, the expression of your existence. It is your Bible, your encyclopedia, your life story. Everything that happens to you is stored and reflected in your body. In the marriage of flesh and spirit divorce is impossible.” –Gabrielle Roth Answer one of the following questions: • …

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My Happiness

“We don’t always know what makes us happy. We know, instead, what we think should. We are baffled and confused when our attempts at happiness fail…we are mute when it comes to naming accurately our own preferences, delights, gifts, talents. The voice of our original self is often muted, overwhelmed, even strangled, by the voices …

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