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Living with Greater Intention

plain and simple! God has planted something deep down within them and it can‘t be fettered. God has fashioned them to move from the fray, battle if they

Was the title that emanated months ago when I began

must but not wallow in the ashes of discontent, but to

to think about our second edition of Eyes of Faith

instead rise like a phoenix, hearts singed and

Magazine. I knew it was no accident because God was

surely better for the trial. Thank God for their fortitude

being busy conveying that message! When I read

and stick-to-itiveness. Yes, it‘s a blessed gift to live

scripture, listened to NPR, spoke to students, glanced

with greater intention. So my friends without a doubt

at highway billboards, stopped and listened closely to

each of the selections you peruse in this second issue of

lyrics, read St. Augustine‘s prayers, discovered an

Eyes of Faith Magazine know that the featured

uplifting website, the ―intentionality‖ for living faith

person‘s life experience is verdant with promise and

filled lives and impacting others for greater good was there.

they are vigilant about their calls in life. We salute each of them for their wonderful endeavors. Learn of their passions and take heart as you too fix your gaze with eyes of

Prayers of Saint Augustine:

faith. Go on and live life on purpose and God of life, there are days when

with greater passion. We wish you God‘s

the burdens we carry chafe our

continued blessings now and in the coming

shoulders and wear us down;

year 2011. Linda Mose Meadows, CoEditor Eyes of Faith Magazine

when the road seems dreary and endless, the skies gray and

Eyes of Faith Magazine Winter 2010 Edition Editors and Co-Publishers: Richard D. Meadows, Jr. and Linda Mose Meadows

threatening; when our lives have no music in them and our hearts are lonely, and our souls have lost their courage. Flood the path with

Dedicated to the Loving Memory of: Bettie Slayton Haines February 4, 1944 -December 12, 2010

light, we beseech you; turn our eyes to where the skies are full of promise.

For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. Nelson Mandela

(From Prayers of the Saints: An Inspired Collection of Holy Wisdom, ed. Woodeene Koenig-Bricker - San Francisco: Harper Collins, 1996)

Thank you to our team of stellar contributors! You are friends indeed! So I realized it was no mistake what God had planted

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in my spirit! When you think about all of the accomplished folks in your personal circles and in the world, what comes to mind about their character and calling? Is it their dogged persistence, their resolve that

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no matter what life flings their way it won‘t hinder their mission? Is it their demeanor, faith, prayer life, outstanding creativity, insight, amazing, wisdom, wit, fortitude-what exactly is it? In my estimation it may be a combination of those traits! Certainly it‘s personal,


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Eyes of Faith Magazine Winter 2010  

Literally Making A Difference and Capturing the Goodness of God! Published by Richard D. Meadows, Jr. and Linda Mose Meadows. Eyes of Faith...

Eyes of Faith Magazine Winter 2010  

Literally Making A Difference and Capturing the Goodness of God! Published by Richard D. Meadows, Jr. and Linda Mose Meadows. Eyes of Faith...