OneBillionStories.com http://onebillionstories.com Because everyone is searching for something Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:18:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The Ascent Stories: Beauty http://onebillionstories.com/ascent-stories-beauty/ http://onebillionstories.com/ascent-stories-beauty/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:59:27 +0000 http://onebillionstories.com/?p=23312 Help OneBillionStories.com publish more stories like this one! To make a tax-deductible donation, text the word: STORIES to this phone # 41444 An encounter with the divine in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The transcending reality of beauty in our world is unavoidable in the San Juan Mountains of southern Colorado. It appears that some […]

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An encounter with the divine in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The transcending reality of beauty in our world is unavoidable in the San Juan Mountains of southern Colorado. It appears that some vistas have never been seen before. The space and encounter that one experience in this type of place is challenging to put at the feet of words. Perhaps the images in this video will allow the beauty from above transcend those words, and your heart.

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Beauty, dance, and discovering my vocation to marriage http://onebillionstories.com/beauty-dance-discovering-vocation-marriage/ http://onebillionstories.com/beauty-dance-discovering-vocation-marriage/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:38:36 +0000 http://onebillionstories.com/?p=23300 As a young girl, Maria José discovered she loved to dance. When she was 12 years old, she entered a school of dance and began learning traditional Peruvian dances. She spent countless hours dancing during her adolescence. At the age of 15 she met a a group of consecrated lay women and decided that the Lord […]

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As a young girl, Maria José discovered she loved to dance. When she was 12 years old, she entered a school of dance and began learning traditional Peruvian dances. She spent countless hours dancing during her adolescence. At the age of 15 she met a a group of consecrated lay women and decided that the Lord was calling her to enter this community. 

Eventually she discovered through praying in front of the Blessed Sacrament that her true vocation was to marriage and she left the consecrated life to embrace her vocation. Since then she has rediscovered her passion of dance and is now dancing Marinera and contemporary dance. She is able to give more of herself to others because dance helps her to know herself better.

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Hearts Afire at Second Grand Eucharistic Adoration in the Philippines http://onebillionstories.com/hearts-afire-second-grand-eucharistic-adoration-philippines/ http://onebillionstories.com/hearts-afire-second-grand-eucharistic-adoration-philippines/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:39:25 +0000 http://onebillionstories.com/?p=23254 The Grand Eucharistic Adoration (GEA) is an event of the Don Bosco Days with the Lord Movement’s response to the call for New Evangelization. More than an event, it is really an encounter with ‘heaven on earth,’ even if just for a short while. The video above shows the uniting of brothers and sisters in faith from all […]

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The Grand Eucharistic Adoration (GEA) is an event of the Don Bosco Days with the Lord Movement’s response to the call for New Evangelization. More than an event, it is really an encounter with ‘heaven on earth,’ even if just for a short while. The video above shows the uniting of brothers and sisters in faith from all across the Philippines, to celebrate the presence of the Lord in the Blessed Sacrament.

Photo credit: Don Bosco Days with the Lord Movement

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A Mobile Bike Ride for the Mission http://onebillionstories.com/mobile-bike-ride-mission/ http://onebillionstories.com/mobile-bike-ride-mission/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:56:19 +0000 http://onebillionstories.com/?p=23247 Every year on August 14th, our team hosts our annual fundraiser on the feast day of St. Maximilian Kolbe, patron of this mission. This year, we are asking you to help our team find new monthly donors through a brand new text messaging platform called Mobile Cause.  To kick off the campaign, our founder, Seth DeMoor, will […]

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Every year on August 14th, our team hosts our annual fundraiser on the feast day of St. Maximilian Kolbe, patron of this mission. This year, we are asking you to help our team find new monthly donors through a brand new text messaging platform called Mobile Cause. 

To kick off the campaign, our founder, Seth DeMoor, will bicycle around Colorado from August 8th – 10th, with a sign and his camera, meeting with fans of the mission who want to help our team reach our fundraising goal. What is our goal?

Our goal for this year’s campaign is to increase our donations by $7,500 per month. We know this is an ambitious number, but so are our dreams. And practically speaking, these are a few expenses that we must cover moving forward: rent for our office, camera equipment repairs, a salary for Seth and his growing family, stipends for videographers, administrative costs, and so much more.

To sign-up and help, text or call Seth and tell him that you want to help, 303-709-3804

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Mobile Storytelling http://onebillionstories.com/mobile-storytelling/ http://onebillionstories.com/mobile-storytelling/#comments Sun, 03 Aug 2014 16:30:17 +0000 http://onebillionstories.com/?p=23243 Our mission has gone mobile. Text the word: STORIES To this phone # 51555 For global video updates sent to your phone.

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Our mission has gone mobile.

Text the word: STORIES

To this phone # 51555

For global video updates sent to your phone.

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Saint Maximilian Kolbe Novena http://onebillionstories.com/saint-maximilian-kolbe-novena/ http://onebillionstories.com/saint-maximilian-kolbe-novena/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:24:51 +0000 http://onebillionstories.com/?p=23234 Nine Day Novena Prayer, to be prayed once per day from August 5th – 13th O Lord Jesus Christ, who said, “greater love than this no man has that a man lay down his life for his friends,” through the intercession of St. Maximilian Kolbe whose life illustrated such love, we beseech you to grant us our petitions. . . (state your […]

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Nine Day Novena Prayer, to be prayed once per day from August 5th – 13th

O Lord Jesus Christ, who said, “greater love than this no man has that a man lay down his life for his friends,” through the intercession of St. Maximilian Kolbe whose life illustrated such love, we beseech you to grant us our petitions. . .

(state your intentions here; e.g. for the growth & financial stability of OneBillionStories.com)

Through the Militia Immaculata movement, which Maximilian founded, he spread a fervent devotion to Our Lady throughout the world. He gave up his life for a total stranger and loved his persecutors, giving us an example of unselfish love for all men – a love that was inspired by true devotion to Mary.

Grant, O Lord Jesus, that we too may give ourselves entirely without reserve to the love and service of our Heavenly Queen in order to better love and serve our fellowman in imitation of your humble servant, Maximilian. Amen.

Hail Mary…
Hail Mary…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be…

Amen.

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The Eye of the Storm with Jason Evert http://onebillionstories.com/eye-storm-jason-evert/ http://onebillionstories.com/eye-storm-jason-evert/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:46:15 +0000 http://onebillionstories.com/?p=23205 Jason Evert sits down with our OBS team in the Philippines, for a reflection on his ‘eye of the storm’ experience, of living in the modern world as a son of God. Throughout Jason’s inspiring story, Saint John Paul the Great has impacted his life, and continues to challenge him to pursue the spiritual life with […]

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Jason Evert

Jason Evert sits down with our OBS team in the Philippines, for a reflection on his ‘eye of the storm’ experience, of living in the modern world as a son of God. Throughout Jason’s inspiring story, Saint John Paul the Great has impacted his life, and continues to challenge him to pursue the spiritual life with vigor. In fact, he shares in the video a story on a little known fact on how many times a day Saint John Paul the Great would visit the adoration chapel. 20 times a day!

Be sure to check out Jason’s new book on Saint John Paul the Great by clicking on the books below. More great stories are in the book.

For more inspiring stories delivered to your phone, text the word “STORIES” to this phone # 51555.

 

 

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The Ascent Stories Trailer http://onebillionstories.com/ascent-stories-trailer/ http://onebillionstories.com/ascent-stories-trailer/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:45:43 +0000 http://onebillionstories.com/?p=23199 Today we publish the first installment of “The Ascent Stories,” a series of videos centered around friendship, beauty, and hope, discovered high up in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. Tune in through out the month of August for inspiring updates from the adventure. Be the first to know when a story is published, text the […]

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Today we publish the first installment of “The Ascent Stories,” a series of videos centered around friendship, beauty, and hope, discovered high up in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. Tune in through out the month of August for inspiring updates from the adventure.

Be the first to know when a story is published, text the word: STORIES

To this phone # 51555

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Now We Go Mobile http://onebillionstories.com/now-go-mobile/ http://onebillionstories.com/now-go-mobile/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:28:04 +0000 http://onebillionstories.com/?p=23194 Sign-up today for joy & hope deliveries straight to your phone. Watch OBS videos in the mobile world. To sign-up, text the word: STORIES To this phone # 51555 See you on the ‘digital continent.’

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Sign-up today for joy & hope deliveries straight to your phone.

Watch OBS videos in the mobile world. To sign-up, text the word: STORIES

To this phone # 51555

See you on the ‘digital continent.’

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GoPro Giveaway Challenge http://onebillionstories.com/gopro-giveaway-challenge/ http://onebillionstories.com/gopro-giveaway-challenge/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:30:12 +0000 http://onebillionstories.com/?p=23166 The post GoPro Giveaway Challenge appeared first on OneBillionStories.com.

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Our team is giving a way a brand new GoPro Hero3 camera to one lucky (blessed) winner!

To enter the drawing, simply pick up your phone and text the word: GoPro (one word, no spaces)

To the phone # 51555

Deadline: Midnight on July 28th

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