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Today I’m planning on more around the house projects getting done. Today’s focus will be on the garage, but I started the day by remembering to ground myself in some spiritual devotion.  Since I’m not at work today, my ritual of saying the ‘Lord’s Prayer’ as I walk in from the parking lot didn’t happen, so I took that time and pulled out a book that I’d like to recommend as a tool for meditation and spiritual connection for you to use at some point in your day whenever you connect.

The book is ‘Common Prayer- A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals’, it was put together by Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and Enuma Okoro.  It’s a 2010 release that is readily available through your favorite local book seller.

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Here’s today’s inspiration from it for July 15,

Benedict of Nursia said this, “The Lord himself in the gospel teaches us the same when he says: I shall liken anyone who hears my words and carries them out in deed to one who is wise enough to build on a rock; then the floods came and the winds blew and struck that house, but it did not fall because it was built on a rock.  It is in the light of that teaching that the Lord waits for us every day to see if we will respond by our deeds, as we should, to his holy guidance…”.”

I hope that today and everyday going forward you will center yourself by taking some time to reflect and connect with the Creator.  It’s a great way to help you ‘Live Like You Mean It’.

Here’s the link to today’s video blogcast: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTiXOUjmXtc

Peace be with you!