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“Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.” – Fr. Lawrence G. Lovasik Having your feelings get hurt is part of the mixed bag of dealing with other human […]

I live in a part of the country where we have woods, four seasons, and not surprisingly, deer. Like all of God’s creatures, deer are a mixed bag.  They are beautiful, elegant creatures.  But they are also herbivores.  So, you […]

There is an old saying that goes, “Quitters never win, and winners never quit.” What rubbish.  Now, of course, if you have goals or dreams that you wish to accomplish, you shouldn’t stop pursuing them just because you hit bumps […]

“So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.” Galatians 3:26-27 Do other people know that you are a Christian? How do they […]

“One of them, when he saw that he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice. He threw himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him – and he was a Samaritan.” Luke 17:15-16 The story of Jesus and […]

Today, in the Northeast, we are having a blizzard. I am blessed to be viewing it from inside my warm home office where I can enjoy a view of the woods behind our house. Some of our tall evergreens are being […]

We are not meant to be separate from God. We are meant to have a relationship with Him that is part of our everyday life.  When there is a gap between us and God, we become depressed.  We make bad […]

When you look in the mirror, do you like what you see? When you consider your personality, can you, without hesitation, name ten qualities that you possess?  Or is the way that you view yourself clouded by the opinions of […]

“You are here to enrich the world and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.” – Woodrow Wilson Do you ever wonder, “Why am I here?” Not as in, “Why do I exist?”  But rather do you ever ask […]

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson We all start out having big dreams. We want to do great things with our lives.  But […]