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Jennifer Anne Moses left in the back of a snug lifestyles within the top echelons of East Coast Jewish society to maneuver together with her husband and kids to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. trying to find connection to her atmosphere, she made up our minds to volunteer at an AIDS hospice. yet as she encountered a tradition populated through French Catholics and Evangelical Christians, African americans and Cajuns, altruistic nurses and nuns, ex cons, highway walkers, impoverished AIDS sufferers, and healers of all stripes, she stumbled on she had launched into an unforeseen trip of profound self discovery. 
     In a keenly saw memoir that embraces either pathos and humor, Moses takes us right into a global that's unusual and unhappy but additionally suffused with the holy. As witness to dire poverty and severe adversity, Moses discovers a deeper dedication to her personal faith—Judaism that asks no longer for blind trust, yet particularly day-by-day dedication. She recounts the demanding situations of taking over a existence dedicated to God in a postmodern international that has little use for the divine. Telling her tale of redemption with an honesty that is going correct for the center, she leaves the reader with new hope.


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The tree cannot stand without its roots. —Zairian Proverb ĸķ We must do our business faithfully, without trouble or disquiet, recalling our mind to God mildly; and with tranquility, as often as we find it wandering from him. —Brother Lawrence ĸķ For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Peter 1:8 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me. Psalm 63:7-8 61 ĸ ķ Jacqueline ’s SPIRITUAL JEWELS JEWEL 31 IN THE S HADOW OF G REATNESS Your vision may be to stand alongside the number one man or the leading lady. Don’t let anyone devalue you because you are not leading the pack. A well-served man or woman is renewed and strengthened by your service. In God’s eyes, you are number one. ĸķ To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it. —Mother Teresa ĸķ There is no support so strong as the strength that enables one to stand alone.

He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. John 8:44 A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies. Proverbs 14:5 33 ĸ ķ Jacqueline ’s SPIRITUAL JEWELS JEWEL 13 T HE D E VIL I S A L IAR If the devil has told you that he will give you disease, will waste you, wreck your home and your dream, will leave you alone and lonely, praise God!

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