Tag Archives: Jim Cyr

Have You Ever Felt Hopeless?

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” Desmond Tutu Have you ever felt hopeless? Listen to the story of the birth of John the Baptist and hear how God sent light and … Continue reading

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Why the Mysterious is the Most Beautiful Experience

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.” Albert Einstein I remember my first encounters  with “Mystery.” I was about seven years old and was attending  a small United Methodist Church. One Sunday I came home from church, … Continue reading

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Who is Influencing You?

Who is influencing you? Who do you allow to shape your life? Here’s a story about being influenced and shaped by a person. Can’t see the video? Click here Who is influencing your life? How is their influence shaping you? … Continue reading

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Transforming Enemies into Friends

How is it that a nation, a group, a person becomes an enemy? I would like to suggest that someone becomes an enemy by the stories we hear and tell about them. Violence, insults, and super heated propaganda form the stories … Continue reading

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Seeking the Treasure

“All day I think about it, then at night I say it.Where did I come from, and what am I supposed to be doing? I have no idea. My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend … Continue reading

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