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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.

Everyone wants a magic formula for success. Some people pray for what they want. Others visualize achieving their goals. They have vision boards and notebooks. And all of that is good. There is nothing wrong with focusing your mind on […]

Many people decide after they hit a certain age to stop living with purpose. A friend of mine recently told me that since he has turned 50, he now is “winding things down.” He is focused solely on cleaning up […]

In my kitchen, I have the following quote by Mother Teresa framed and hanging on the wall: The fruit of silence is prayer. The fruit of prayer is faith. The fruit of faith is love. The fruit of love is […]

Many of my friends are having milestone birthdays this year. Birthdays that end with a “zero.” These celebrations have made me think back to when I turned 40. That is a big birthday. It designates the midway point of life. […]

Every day, we are in a battle against negative thinking.  We may be battling self-pity. Or jealousy. We may be fighting against frustration, anger, or a whole host of other negative thoughts. How do we combat these attacks on our […]

These days, it seems like we are more connected than ever.  We communicate constantly through texting, email and social media.  However, in spite of this constant communication, we grow more and more detached from one another. For instance, social media, […]

I have a secret about Mother’s Day which I’ve never told anyone, including my daughter. Fortunately, I can share it here because my daughter is a teenager and never reads my column (She recently pronounced my column to be too […]

If you’ve ever had kids, you’ve heard the familiar lament, “I’m bored!” Kids always say that to parents, as if boredom is a major tragedy. As mature adults, we are less melodramatic if we are bored. We don’t shout it […]

As human beings, we struggle with attachment. We get attached to people, to objects and to lifestyles. We get attached to ideas, whether or not the are true. The problem is that our attachments end up controlling us. Let’s say […]

The truest thing that I have learned over the years is that your life won’t work unless you have a relationship with God. It doesn’t matter which approach you take to having a relationship with God. You can practice Christianity, […]