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      Picker Upper (Inspiration): The Last Sermon

      So, today’s a special day in the Islamic Calendar. It’s the day of Arafat – a day when all the Hajj pilgrims descend upon Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia under a state of “Ihram” (purity) and commune one on one with Allah. It’s an open doorway to the heavenly chamber where gratitude, asking for forgiveness, …

        Picker Upper (Inspiration): Life’s Other Meanings

        This piece is an excerpt from Paulo Coelho’s “Stories for Parents, Children and Grandchildren” and it’s definitely one of my favorites! Great comfort for when things don’t go the way you might want them to, and also a good reminder about being thankful for whatever good comes your way without being too attached. Enjoy! — …