Monthly Archives: August 2009

“Julie and Julia” — Great Role Models for Joyous Work

Probably the most under-rated spiritual value is joy. Maybe that’s what Jesus implied when he said that to enter the kingdom of heaven, we need to become again like little kids — especially if we’ve become too accustomed to dry, … Continue reading

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Answering A Call – (not the telephone) — a Guest Post by Kimberly Weichel

Have you had a nagging feeling that beckons you to do something – such as write a book that’s been inside of you, start an organization built around something you care deeply about, or leave your job to start your … Continue reading

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Needed: Quiet, Truthful Wisdom for Work and Money in a Noisy, Divisive World

Do you ever feel called to say something and don’t know exactly what it is? Or wish someone else would say that something that could cut through anything from confusion and fear-mongering or overwhelm to a quiet truth? A truth … Continue reading

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From Overspending or Tightwad Habits to Wise and Satisfying Financial Management

A guest post by Dr. Nancy Irwin A Wharton School of Business that finds “tightwads” and “spendthrifts” tend to attract one another, even though they both consciously felt they’d be more comfortable with mates of similar spending habits.   So much … Continue reading

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Staying Centered When Fear or Chaos Strikes by Kimberly Weichel

At the heart of many spiritual practices is the concept of being “centered,” which means being balanced, in reality, mentally and emotionally stable, able to make decisions from your wisest self. By contrast, being un-centered or off-center means being run … Continue reading

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Just What Is “Spirit at Work” or “Faith at Work? What Could It Mean to You?

Some of the most powerful practitioners of spirit and work I know have simply brought their spirit to work without any discussion or fanfare. That was the reality of my grandmother, though I did not appreciate that fact until after … Continue reading

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Tao (the Way) not Dow (the Jones numbers) for Financial Serenity

Tao. Dow. Both are pronounced “dow,” but here the similarity ends. “Tao” means the way, path or guiding principle for working with faith, integrity and meaning in a mysterious universe. The concept of way, path or guiding principle is central … Continue reading

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Prayer of St. Francis — a Model Workday Prayer for All Faiths at Work

If we had to pick just one prayer to fit the needs and gifts in the workplace today, that prayer would probably be The Prayer of St. Francis. Though it is profoundly Christian, the Prayer of St. Francis is quoted … Continue reading

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