Author: Ken Munro

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A World Without God

(Information for this essay comes from the following sources: “Who Needs God” by Rabbi Harold Kushner and the prayer of St. Francis of Assisi)                                   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *...

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Relationship with God

(Author’s note: though many of the principles that I write about in the following essay may apply to other religions, I am speaking about the Christian faith. Information for this essay comes from the following source: the book “Jean Vanier...

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A Little Help from My “Friends”

There is no better friend than a friend who offers gentle wisdom in our time of need. Let’s face facts. Life is difficult. With its ups and downs. Its challenges. Its struggles. We yearn for wisdom to see the light....

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GRACE and CLASS

It is a style, an image that we all admire.   We can not buy it. We can not bottle it. How rich would one be if we could? There’s a certain charm, a certain persona, a certain flair that...

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Lessons from a Discussion Group

 (Information for this essay comes from the following sources: the website “Brainyquote.com”; the books “The Road Less Traveled” by Dr. M. Scott Peck; “Love” and “Personhood by Dr. Leo F. Buscaglia; “When All You Ever Wanted Wasn’t Enough by Rabbi...

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Conquering Our Disabilities

 (Quotes come from the following website: disabled-world.com)                                           * * * * * * * * * * * * *...

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Wisdom from the Gravesites

(Information for this essay comes from the following sources: the websites corsit.com, wikiquote.org, how stuffworks.com, wikipedia.org, seeing-stars.com)                                               * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * One of the...

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Lack of Community Has Its Price

(Information for this essay comes from the following sources: the books “The Gift of Giving” by Michael Lynberg and “The Lessons of St. Francis” by John Michael Talbot with Steve Rabey)                        * * * * * * * *...

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Loneliness

We have all felt its wallop. It has left us painfully miserable. And it’s more prevalent than ever. Loneliness is defined as an unpleasant, emotional response to isolation or lack of companionship. It is the lack of connectedness.  It also...