Author Archives: 1heartle

About 1heartle

My passion and obsession is with books, reading, life-long learning, libraries, literacy and tutoring. A second passion is public speaking, teaching and powerful presentations. I am always experimenting with new teaching and training methods in an effort to find the most effective way to engage learners.

Peace Starts With Me

Something to think about, regarding loving our enemies. Jesus spoke more than once about loving our enemies. Here is the most famous passage from Matthew Chapter 5:43-48 Love Your Enemies “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love … Continue reading

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Easy Saurkraut

I recently started making my own sauerkraut. Wow. I never imagined how easy and delicious it could be. After a couple tries slicing my own cabbage, I discovered this five pound bag of coleslaw mix at Smart & Final. Using … Continue reading

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Four Levels of Prayer (#dream)

I need to give a little background before sharing the dream. Every evening we take some time for devotional reading and prayer. Unificationists refer to this devotional practice as hoondokhwae. In the evening before I had this dream we were … Continue reading

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Dream—Pure Water

I dreamed that I was attending a church conference in the spirit world. It was held in a large upscale hotel. True Father was there, directing things from behind the scenes. Every evening Father asked a different True Child to … Continue reading

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The Lonely Hut

“And my lonely hut had for me all the splendor of a palace.” The Way of a Pilgrim I don’t have access to a lonely hut. There are constant distractions, conversations, errands, and chores, that pull my mind away from … Continue reading

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The Path of the Heart

Ten thousand hours, Or forty-four years. A beautiful sunrise. I take another first step On the Path of the Heart. The Art of Prayer

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The Prayer of the Heart

Progress is slow. Like, the Pilgrim, I’m easily distracted. It is too early in the struggle to declare victory. The Way of a Pilgrim

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