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Spiritual Life

Silicon Valley Prayer breakfast speakers send strong messages about God's calling



Kirk Perry, Google Inc. president of brand solutions, discusses his faith at the March 13 Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast. Alicia Castro/Town Crier

When God calls, you have to listen to reap the benefits.

That was the moral of the story for two keynote speakers at the 21st annual Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast, held Friday at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara. Formerly the Los Altos Prayer Breakfast, the event draws successful leaders in the business world who discuss their faith.

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Spiritual Brief

LAUMC offers Taizé service

Los Altos United Methodist Church has scheduled a Taizé service 6 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month in the church sanctuary, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Taizé is a candlelight service that includes prayer, singing, meditation and reflection.

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My computer started having problems – there seemed to be some sort of malware running in the background. At first it was just annoying, then it began to slow down my computer, interfering with its basic operations. What is it doing? Why can’t I shut it off? No amount of technical support or antivirus intervention seemed to help. Finally, this subversive code completely disabled my computer’s ability to function.

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Spiritual Briefs

LAUMC sponsors Taizé service

Los Altos United Methodist Church has scheduled a Taizé service 6 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month in the church sanctuary, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Taizé is a candlelight service that includes prayer, singing, meditation and reflection.

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