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“Well, you’ve certainly been a great help to a helpless man! You came to the rescue just in the nick of time! What wonderful advice you’ve given to a mixed-up man! What amazing insights you’ve provided! Where in the world […]

Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. ~Hebrews 10:23   I was unpacking the last of the boxes that were in storage in Florida when I came across one that was filled […]

Even now, says the Lord, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the Lord, your God. For gracious and merciful is he, slow to anger, […]

During a difficult time, how often do we lose our faith in God? How often do we doubt Him? Perhaps the most difficult problem in our walk with God is to trust that He has our best interests in mind […]

How often do we hold onto guilt for our sins long after everyone else has moved on? Instead of learning from our mistakes and moving forward, why do we wallow in our despair? I know that this is a terrific […]

I read somewhere that God will keep bringing you back to a lesson until you master it. For me, the issue has always been trust. If I can’t do it myself, I worry that it will not get done. I […]

“Through regeneration, the Son of God is formed in us, and in our physical life…Satan does not tempt us just to make us do wrong things-he tempts us to make us lose what God has put into us through regeneration, […]

Mom and I speak by phone every day. Because we speak with such frequency, our conversations often take up a topic and carry it forward over a course of days or weeks. Lately we’ve been taking about the need to […]

At nine years old, Henry, one of my two Newfoundland dogs, is a senior citizen. So I’m not surprised when he wakes me this morning at 4:20 a.m. to go outside. As I waited by the door for Henry to […]

  Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson     While I was enjoying my beach holiday, I received a call from a feature writer of our parish’s monthly bulletin. She wanted to interview me for an article about the “Living Rosary” group I’d […]