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Finding Our Way

Posted by Susan N. Swann on Sunday, March 24, 2013, In : Faith 
In the children's classic Alice in Wonderland, Alice happens upon the Cheshire Cat. Thinking he might be of help to her, she asks: "I was just wondering if you could help me find my way?  Cat: "That depends on where you want to go."  Alice: "Oh, it doesn't really matter, as long as..."  Cat: "Then it doesn't really matter which way you go." 

Drawing a parallel, if we don't care about where either we or our families wind up spiritually, then, like Alice, it might not really matter which way we ...
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Keeping Faith

Posted by Susan N. Swann on Sunday, September 23, 2012, In : Keeping Faith 

The author Stephen Covey coined the term “emotional bank account,” which means essentially that we make positive deposits in the emotional bank accounts of those we love that will be there for us to draw on when our relationships hit rough patches, as they all do. The same thing may be said of faith. If we keep our faith when times are good, our faith will be there to keep us when they’re not. Keeping faith helps us remain grateful and optimistic, facilitates the acceptance of trials an...


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Choose Faith


Susan N. Swann I left my faith behind for 15 years,.During that time, I believed only in reason and lost all faith. Three years ago, my perspective shifted, and I reverted to my faith. I began once again to believe not in the ultimate randomness of life's events, but to believe instead that belief in God gives our lives purpose. I chose faith over doubt. Choosing faith is the focus of this blog.

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