my52wow has written 313 posts for My 52 Weeks of Worship Project

My52WOW at the Aspen Institute

The Marble Garden, The Aspen Institute, Aspen, Colorado Image Credit: http://www.architecturaldigest.com/gallery/aspen-institute-elizabeth-walter-paepcke-colorado-slideshow/all I had the pleasure of spending the last week at the Aspen Institute. I went, expecting to wear primarily my corporate hat, but ended up sharing the My52WOW story, unexpectedly and delightedly. The Aspen Executive Seminar The Aspen Executive Seminar is described as such: The … Continue reading

52 Things I Learned During 52 Weeks of Worship

One of the things I hear most often when I share the story of My 52 Weeks of Worship is…well, what did you learn? Here is a list of 52 Things I learned during a year where I made a commitment to visit a different place of worship every week, whether that place of worship reflected my … Continue reading

Be Still and Know…

Originally posted on My 52 Weeks of Worship Project:
Among the hustle and bustle of every day life, this video reminder always grounds me. Have a lovely day. Sources:http://spiritualinspiration.tumblr.com, http://www.getoutthebox.org

Remembering My Father on Father’s Day…and Happy Father’s Day to all dads!

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A main motivation for My 52 Weeks of Worship Project, was remembrance– honoring my father, my hero, Dr. Ephraim Nseabasi Bassey. Indeed even his very name, Nseabasi means “I am looking to God.” In this journey, I am living a truth that was encompassed in his very name. Searching…

Divine People, The Time Is Now

Originally posted on My 52 Weeks of Worship Project:
In contemplating all that is going on this world, I was moved to write a piece that was published in The Huffington Post: Divine People, The Time is Now. Please read it and share it as you see fit.

Fasting For Ramadan bonds Catholic, Muslim Friends

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#25 of the 52 Things that I learned from 52 Weeks of worship states: “It is quite ok to believe one thing, and stand shoulder to shoulder with people who believe something else.” Two women, Jordan Pahl, and Dahlia Bazzaz have learned this lesson, apparently. Their story…

Wishing a Blessed Ramadan to all who observe it

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? ? “Ramadan, the holiest month of the Muslim calendar, and the month in which Muslims fast during the daylight hours to fulfill one of the five pillars of the faith.” – Week 48, My 52 Weeks of Worship. Ramadan begins this week. Ramadan Kareem to all…

Rest In Peace, Muhammad Ali

Today, the world mourns the passing of the Greatest Of All Time, Muhammad Ali. I was struck by a HuffPo article on the icon, titled “12 Times Muhammad Ali Showed Us the Incredible Power of His Faith.” I am inspired by those, like Muhammad Ali, that share their spiritual journey with us, and show us … Continue reading

Do you know of any faith-inspired service organizations that need volunteers?

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My52WOW family – I need your help.   Do any of you know of any faith-based service organizations that you would like to tell me about? Better if it is an organization that needs volunteers, or utilizes volunteer energy. You know me – any faith community is fine. I’m…

Soaking up Solitude…in a Tech-Drenched Time

As time has gone by, I have become less attached to my phone. I am becoming the person who has a full voicemail box, who has silenced all my smart phone indicators so a text will sit, unread, until I physically pick up the phone, and who is constantly challenging myself to leave my smartphone out of … Continue reading