Tag Archives: surrender

Lord, Drive Out All Fear.

I’ve really been struggling with fear lately.  I know that I have not had much to say here.  I always try to write things that are uplifting, and I just don’t feel that I’ve had anything to offer – perhaps … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, September 6, 2015

Readings for Sunday, Sept. 6 From the first reading – something to hold onto: Say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not! We live in scary times, but we must remember that God is in control.  Whatever … Continue reading

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When Anxiety Gets the Best of You Part 2

Yesterday morning was so stressful that if stress could kill you, I would have been 12 feet under!  I had an important conference call involving six people and myself at 9 a.m.  As soon as I got on the line, … Continue reading

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I Love When Things Like This Happen

This morning, I was “done” before I even got to work.  I felt emotional, overwhelmed, and on the brink of crying.  I don’t know why but I felt overcome by fear.  I thought to myself, “What is it that you … Continue reading

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Do We Spend as Much Time Praying as We do Worrying?

My life as of late has been a whirlwind of activity and emotion – far too busy for my taste!  I miss being able to write on a daily basis and to catch up on some of my favorite blogs.  … Continue reading

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When Anxiety Gets the Best of You

We all have those times when anxiety seems to get the best of us – whether we are worried about the health of a loved one, a new job, the lack of a job, our children…  Whenever I’m worried about … Continue reading

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Spending the Day with St. Therese’

Yesterday, I was given a treasure.  As a fellow teacher friend was cleaning out her classroom closet, she came across this statue of St. Therese, that had evidently been there since long before the classroom became hers.  She asked me … Continue reading

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I Surrender!

“Whatever sends us running to Him, makes us embrace Him, causes us to depend on Him, is the best good in our lives.”  Gloria Gaither One word keeps coming to my mind today – Surrender!  I’ve had a lot of … Continue reading

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Other than Easter and Christmas, today is my favorite feast day in the Church calendar.  It is the feast of the Annunciation.  I like to ponder this scene in Mary’s life when the Angel Gabriel appeared to her and told … Continue reading

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