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Meerabelle Dey has a B.A. in History and Religious Studies from the University of Toronto and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. Much of her legal career has been spent dealing with issues affecting women, children and the poor. She has lived in the United States, Canada and the Middle East. Meerabelle now devotes her time to writing. Her mission is to use her writing to inspire others to achieve God’s unique purpose for their life.

Self-esteem is defined as confidence in one’s own worth or abilities. When we have high self-esteem, we view ourselves as capable.  We consider ourselves to be worthy of love, to be paid a proper wage, and to be treated with […]

We each have been created uniquely by God. God has given each of us particular set of gifts and talents with which we are to serve the world.  That seems obvious, right?  Yet, when we serve others, we often do […]

I have spent the better part of my life believing that if you are really, really nice, people eventually will be nice in return. After having been alive for over four decades, I now realize that life doesn’t work that […]

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” – John Anster We all go through periods in life in which we feel like we are in a rut. Our […]

We do not live in a peaceful world. Every day, there are news reports of conflicts all over the globe.  And even if we don’t live in a war-torn country, as individuals, we can have conflicts in our personal relationships. […]

We all seek acceptance. We all want to be loved for who we are – warts and all.  That is what we desire from each of our relationships.  What is ironic is that the very thing that we crave – […]

In our relationships, we tend to focus on the big events – weddings, birthdays, graduations, etc. Of course, those events are important. They are opportunities to celebrate the people that we care about. But if we truly want to improve […]

We make promises to other people throughout our lives. When we are young, if we get confirmed, we promise the church that we will be faithful members.  If we get married, we promise our spouse that we will love and […]

“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 […]