Where Are We Going So Fast?: Finding the Sacred in Everyday Moments

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Rowman & Littlefield, Jan 1, 2001 - Religion - 180 pages
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In this fresh, lively, and personal book, Jim Warda helps us take measure of the meaning, lessons, and purpose of our lives. A contributor to the best-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul series, Warda has mastered the art of pausing and noticing the meaning in everyday moments.
  

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Contents

where are we going so fast?
1
where are we going so fast?
5
so hungry
8
sacred planes
9
what makes it precious is that it ends
10
twenty ways to feed your soul
11
how the grinch saved christmas
13
this may cause you discomfort
16
i borrow my sons eyes
89
wrapped around her finger
91
he has my heart
93
babys home journal
96
i saw the light
98
the man behind the curtain
101
just for you
103
every precious second
105

a little wish
17
do not suffer liars
18
was there something?
19
do you believe in magic?
20
questions
23
in the dance of faith and fear
25
i believe
29
youre going to change the world
31
are you afraid?
32
the truth and clipping nails
33
saving captain warda
34
what are you going to do?
37
so many questions
38
fighting our demons
40
voices
41
i dont believe
42
questions
44
and do you love?
45
love in the rearview mirror
49
valentines
50
have you tasted the moon?
51
you are loved
53
moments
54
women men and little rose soaps
56
a series of goodbyes
59
and she doesnt even know
61
steak through the heart
63
for gina
65
questions
66
to borrow a childs eyes
67
the journey begins
71
she became amazing
73
the other sock
74
into our hands
76
when angels play with alexandra
78
helpless
79
so sweet forgiveness
81
sometimes you have to break the rules
82
letting go
85
needs improvement
87
sounds a lot like love
108
a promise broken
109
the birds and those crazy bees
112
questions
114
this house of grief has many rooms
115
even the trees wondered
119
my dad died
122
reflections on a week of grief
124
one last fathers day
126
whats in your boxes?
128
real
129
a matter of life and death
130
its delicious
131
cemeteries are sacred teachers
134
for the children
136
where theres a will
138
questions
140
the search for the sacred you
141
what will i be?
145
i wonder how you are
146
snowflakes bearing gifts
147
whats the buzz?
150
just another save
152
its a wonder full life
153
take your inner child to work day
154
try again
156
do you know how powerful you are?
157
in the giving
158
the toughest days
160
eighteen seconds
161
did you touch the worlds skin?
162
we can do great things
163
youre amazing
164
its time
165
a man for others
167
questions
169
hearing your small small voice
171
afterword
175
acknowledgments
177
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Jim Warda writes for the Sunday "family" section of the Chicago Tribune, has contributed to several Chicken Soup for the Soul books, and offers workshops about finding meaning in the moments of life.

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