Tag Archives: struggle

Joy of the Lord

“The joy of the Lord is my strength.” I’ve never heard this like I did a couple days ago. I have been battling a health issue for the last few months. Delays in getting into doctors, long waits to see … Continue reading

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Great things

I realized recently that I am one of the most reticent people I know. At least when it comes to God. He keeps leading me to things, and every time I look at Him and say, “I don’t think I … Continue reading

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One more step

The Ninth Station: Jesus Falls for the Third Time   Psalm 37:23-24 The valiant one whose steps are guided by the LORD, who will delight in his way, May stumble, but he will never fall, for the LORD holds his … Continue reading

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Must. Keep. Going.

The Seventh Station of the Cross Jesus falls the Second Time Jesus falls again. He is weak, and even with help, he cannot continue and falls under the weight of the cross. Being 2,000 years from the story, it is … Continue reading

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The Old Testament God

The Old Testament God is often seen as an angry, harsh, demanding God as opposed to the New Testament kindness and mercy of Jesus. It’s a funny dichotomy that is fairly well supported by the reading yesterday where “Joshua mowed … Continue reading

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I’ve Got the Key

I have a decorative key hanging from my rearview mirror. It seems a funny thing, and you would think that as a woman of faith, I would have something a little more religious hanging there. But, for me, it’s a … Continue reading

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Life Changes

When you have a baby, your life changes dramatically. Sleep is never the same, going to a movie is a rarity, and dinner becomes a sport. Before you have children, you wonder why someone would willingly go into that mess, … Continue reading

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Olympic Goals

  “The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win, but to take part, just as the most importing thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered … Continue reading

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Peace

As I head off to visit some friends in the hospital, (doing my Act of Mercy for the day) I remember a comment made by a friend who lost both her parents to extended illness. There were people who came … Continue reading

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Loss of Faith

I heard a talk the other day from a person who basically lost his faith because he didn’t agree or believe some of the teachings of the Catholic Church. He figured that since they were wrong on this one topic, … Continue reading

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