Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Cry for Help: Tips on Seeking Counseling

Common fears and misconceptions about seeking help Initiating counseling is a very big step for most people. In fact it is very common to have some apprehension about seeking professional help with personal issues. There are concerns about whether or … Continue reading

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Please Join in Prayer, Fasting, and Adoration for the National Election

  Something we can all agree upon.   I’m sure that everyone can agree that our country needs all the prayer that it can get. No matter what your political orientation happens to be, it is a great idea to pray for our … Continue reading

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Beyond Lives of Quiet Desperation: Moving from Surviving and Coping to Really Thriving

What is it to really thrive? Do you feel as though life has been passing you by? Are you waiting for your ship to come in? Do you find yourself asking if this is all there is to life? Not long ago … Continue reading

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Kateri Tekakwitha to Become the First Native American Saint on October 21, 2012

Kateri Tekakwitha, known as the Lily of the Mohawks, will become the first Native American saint. She will be canonized along with six others at the Vatican this Sunday on October 21, 2012. Disfigured and blinded by smallpox Kateri Tekakwitha was a Native … Continue reading

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For All Who Have Difficulty Praying

A saint who had a tough time in prayer Today’s saint sympathizes with all of those who have difficulty in prayer.  Because like most of us, she experienced the distractions of everyday life, a wandering mind, hardships, boredom, challenges, and … Continue reading

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The Columbus and Grandpa We May Never Know

Grandpa was quite the storyteller Grandpa was a man for stories.  His tales were something that I thoroughly enjoyed as a wide-eyed kid.  Sitting on his lap, I always wanted him to share the same ones over and over again. His … Continue reading

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My Favorite Little Friar: St. Francis of Assisi

Of big beautiful basilicas My art professor flashed an image of a big beautiful Church on the overheads.  It was a class in my undergraduate program at a Southern Baptist college where I was required to give the name, date, … Continue reading

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