The Virtue is Friendship and the Saboteur is Enemy.
Friendship is the Greatest Gift in the Universe.
Friendship is a sacred word, but it has fallen into the trap of familiarity. We use it very casually. That’s alright, but we must be vigilant as to how sacred the word friendship really is.
We live in a time when the word friendship seems to be over used and under utilized. Friendship begins with yourself. Treating yourself with dignity and forgiveness creates a habit that you will naturally extend toward others. This word is a sacred bond between individuals, families and countries. It’s a bond of trust.
The story of the Master Jesus is a story of friendship and betrayal.
His friend sold him for 30 pieces of silver, other friends denied him and abandoned him in the darkest of times.
Jesus was friends with His disciples, he was also a friend to those he healed, fed, comforted and taught. He didn’t promote religion or politics, he promoted love. In fact, he infuriated both of these groups and they finally conspired to take his life. They appeared to be jealous of how Jesus was naturally loved and respected by the people.
Continue reading Friendship, the Word of the Month for February 2017
The Word of the Month for February 2-17 is friendship. The saboteur of friendship is enemy. This month we’re heading outside of Saints in Training to explore the art in our alley along with the theme of friendship!
Our March, What a Day!
When I was a child, my Mother told me something extraordinary. One afternoon, my parents had had a disagreement. Afterwards, my Mother told me, “Don’t worry, disagreements happen when there isn’t just one person doing all the thinking.” My Mother told me gold.
That moment taught me to never think of myself as a woman standing up to a man, but rather, I’m a woman, having a disagreement with another person, who happens to be a man. Regardless of gender, disagree, yes, of course, but disagree with dignity. That’s what I saw at the Women’s March on Saturday.
The women’s march was the largest and most peaceful march in US history. Why’d we do it? Because it’s 2017 and women are still nagging about equal pay and the right to make decisions concerning our own bodies. Women around the world still don’t have access to equal education, health or political rights. Yes we’re STILL nagging over basic respect. Continue reading A Beautiful Day for a March
I hope you enjoy our our short video about the word for this month, which is: Contentment. The saboteur of contentment is greed. How does simplicity lead to a feeling of fullness? How does greed lead to feeling the opposite of full? Watch the video!