Tag: love

The Still, Small Voice of Love~Henri Nouwen

A big part of the mission of Someone To Tell It To is to remind people of The Still, Small Voice of Love. The Still, Small Voice of Love~Henri Nouwen Many voices ask for our attention. There is a voice that says, “Prove that you are a good person.” Another voice says, “You’d better be…
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Tony Campolo’s story called “Not Cured, Healed.”

He Was Healed Tony Campolo tells a story about being in a church in Oregon where he was asked to pray for a man who had cancer. Campolo prayed boldly for the man’s healing. That next week he got a telephone call from the man’s wife. She said, “You prayed for my husband. He had cancer.”…
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A Story of Love, Grace and Acceptance

Dr. Tony Campolo, who is speaking at our March 7, 2014 annual dinner, always shares thought-provoking stories about love, grace and acceptance.  Take a look at this message, one certain to touch your heart and to remind you of how valued we all are.

The Beginning of Love

The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image … Thomas Merton Oh, it’s so hard, isn’t it? To allow others to be who they are. To give them the gift of being the unique person they were…
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What People Who are Dying Most Want to Talk About

Simply put, this is a very powerful article about what matters most to people who are dying.  From the perspective of a hospice chaplain, this is what they want to talk about.  It’s titled: Life Lessons from a Hospice Chaplain.  We hope you’ll be moved by it as much as we were. Enjoy a peaceful…
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Love. Goodness. Mercy.

Remember that you don’t choose love; love chooses you. All you really can do is accept it for all its mystery when it comes into your life. Feel the way it fills you to overflowing then reach out and give it away.      Kent Nerburn A wedding and a funeral.  There’s one of each for…
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It Goes On

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.      Robert Frost  The one thing that endures above everything else in this world, in this life, is love.  It never ends.  It is never taken away.  It is what goes on.  It is love that, ultimately, consistently overcomes and…
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Mothering is Not for the Faint of Heart

On this Mother’s Day weekend we celebrate our own mothers and grandmothers, our wives, and all those women who give their love to nurture us in so many ways: To those who gave birth this year to their first child—we celebrate with you To those who (have ever) lost a child …  we mourn with…
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Every child is an artist

Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso What would it look like if we lived without inhibitions?  Here’s one glimpse: The other night my (Tom’s) family and I were at some friends’ house for dinner and our two oldest children Lillian, 5, and…
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I am Enough. We are Enough.

Wholehearted living is about engaging in our lives from a place of worthiness.  It means cultivating the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, “No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough.  It’s going to bed at night thinking, “Yes, I am imperfect and…
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