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September 18th, 2014
Words are as strong and powerful as bombs, as napalm. — Dorothy Day

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Today, remember the power of your words and pay a compliment to at least three people.



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December 22nd, 2011

Do you part to make peace with the environment today — recycle, carpool, avoid using plastic bags (use canvas instead), buy/eat local food, drink tap water (instead of bottled).…

December 20th, 2011

Identify someone in your life that you’re in a power struggle with and pray for them or do something generous toward them.…

December 19th, 2011

Make someone’s day — leave a generous tip for your regular waitress or the barista at the coffee shop, give a warm greeting to the security guard in your office building, leave a thank-you note or treat for your letter/newspaper carrier, take out the trash before you are asked, or (fill in the blank).…

December 17th, 2011

Today, pray for patience as you wait; pray for solace amid life’s chaos.…

December 16th, 2011

Write down the words, love, compassion, patience, tolerance and forgiveness. Next to each of them, write one thing you can do today for yourself or others to express that qualities.…

December 15th, 2011

Read Phil Fox Rose’s column on “conscious gift shopping” and consider giving gifts that are handmade or from locally owned businesses.…

December 14th, 2011

Today, do something that gives you great joy.…

December 13th, 2011

Remember what matters this season — faith, family and friends. Call a friend or relative today and wish them a Happy Advent. And take a few minutes to read Busted Halo’s “Alternative Advent” blog by José Martinez!…

December 11th, 2011

Turn your talents into treasure. Today, think of something you’re good at and share that gift with someone.…

December 9th, 2011

Today make a list of things you are grateful for in your life. (See What Works: The Gratitude List for suggestions.)…

December 8th, 2011

Spend some time outside today and take a look at the earth and sky God created. When you head back indoors, check out Busted Halo’s “Alternative Advent” blog!…

December 7th, 2011

Find a charity in your neighborhood and sign-up to volunteer there regularly in the new year.…

December 3rd, 2011

People don’t need more stuff — Today make five “gifts of time” to give this Christmas, like IOUs for babysitting, a home-cooked meal, or volunteering at someone’s favorite charity.…

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