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  • Two Minutes of Grace http://www.twominutesofgrace.wordpress.com/

    The articles here are designed to be read in two minutes and are written with two specific goals in mind:
    1. To keep a spiritual focus on receiving grace and extending grace to all
    2. To examine idioms and ideologies that are potentially flawed but to which we unconsciously ascribe

LATEST ARTICLES ( 45 )

  • Relativity: the Problem

    Relativity: Problem

    Short men are happy, for they can pass easily through the door. Tall men are happy, for they can stand erect and pluck oranges with their hands. Again, short me... Read more

    Posted on 11 January 2016 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • Relativity: the Cure

    Relativity: Cure

    If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~ 14th Dalai Lama If my weight is too high, my features too... Read more

    Posted on 11 January 2016 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • Iconoclast

    Iconoclast

    My idea of God is not a divine idea. It has to be shattered time after time. He shatters it Himself. He is the great iconoclast. ~ C.S.... Read more

    Posted on 01 January 2016 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • Tilting at Windmills

    Tilting Windmills

    It is not the responsibility of knights errant to discover whether the afflicted, the enchained and the oppressed whom they encounter on the road are reduced... Read more

    Posted on 23 January 2015 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • Tilting at Windmills

    Tilting Windmills

    It is not the responsibility of knights errant to discover whether the afflicted, the enchained and the oppressed whom they encounter on the road are reduced... Read more

    Posted on 23 January 2015 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • Pious Playwrights

    Pious Playwrights

    Do you see why Christianity is called "good news"? Christianity proclaims that it is an equal-opportunity faith, open to all, in spite of the abundance of... Read more

    Posted on 14 July 2014 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • Pious Playwrights

    Pious Playwrights

    Do you see why Christianity is called “good news”? Christianity proclaims that it is an equal-opportunity faith, open to all, in spite of the abundance of... Read more

    Posted on 14 July 2014 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • Invasive Species

    Invasive Species

    Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul. ~ Thomas Merton I'm unable to be simultaneously perturbed and in a... Read more

    Posted on 12 June 2014 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • Invasive Species

    Invasive Species

    Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul. ~ Thomas Merton I’m unable to be simultaneously perturbed and in a... Read more

    Posted on 12 June 2014 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • I’m Done Being Nice

    Done Being Nice

    Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind. ― Henry James I’ve always been... Read more

    Posted on 05 February 2014 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • I’m Done Being Nice

    Done Being Nice

    Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind. ― Henry James I've always... Read more

    Posted on 05 February 2014 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • Commentary

    Commentary

    The letters before your name, the letters after your name, the books published, the awards won – all that is just commentary. What we really want to be is good... Read more

    Posted on 11 October 2013 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Commentary

    Commentary

    The letters before your name, the letters after your name, the books published, the awards won - all that is just commentary. What we really want to be is good... Read more

    Posted on 11 October 2013 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • How TO Help the Hurting

    Help Hurting

    Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the... Read more

    Posted on 21 September 2013 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • How TO Help the Hurting

    Help Hurting

    Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the... Read more

    Posted on 21 September 2013 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • How to NOT to Help the Hurting

    Help Hurting

    We can ignore even pleasure. But pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains:... Read more

    Posted on 17 September 2013 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • How to NOT to Help the Hurting

    Help Hurting

    We can ignore even pleasure. But pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains:... Read more

    Posted on 17 September 2013 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • What Do You # ?

    What

    We cannot selectively numb emotions, when we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions. ~ Brené Brown I grew up in a climate that was... Read more

    Posted on 16 August 2013 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • What Do You # ?

    What

    We cannot selectively numb emotions, when we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions. ~ Brené BrownI grew up in a climate that was... Read more

    Posted on 16 August 2013 RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY
  • Fake It ‘Till You Make It

    Fake ‘Till Make

    God loves you unconditionally, as you are and not as you should be, because nobody is as they should be. ~Brennan ManningFake it ’till you make is a popular... Read more

    Posted on 18 June 2013 RELIGION