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Feb. 13, 2016 – Today’s Gift from Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

Today’s thought from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is:

Ordinary moments … they in turn enrich our lives

Our spiritual life is on the same plane as our everyday relationships. It’s not just something within our mind or feelings, and it’s not just lofty and in the clouds. Spirituality is between people and in all relationships. Its growth depends on the way we relate to each other as intimate partners. We find it in our relationship to ordinary things like the bread we eat and the water we drink. Spirituality is found in the ways we honor our body with food and touch, work and rest, and in the ways we honor each other.

We jointly extend our spirituality through relationships with others. As we become friends with others or as we welcome people into our home, we receive them with hospitality because God is found in each of them. When we reach out to others or receive them as guests, they in turn enrich and bless our lives. This spiritual practice of hospitality has ancient roots all over the world. It teaches us to relate with generous hospitality to all guests who appear at our door.

Do something generous for someone today.

You are reading from the book:

The More We Find In Each Other by Merle Fossum and Mavis Fossum

The More We Find in Each Other by Merle Fossum and Mavis Fossum

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