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Topic: sadness

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“This habitual state of calm it is true, has from time to time its tempests. I am sometimes so depressed, so disheartened that I feel inclined to excessive sadness.”

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“My heart feels the need of sharing with you both its joys and griefs.”

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“When we are cold is not the time to keep away from the fire.”

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“My heart is so oppressed I no longer have the strength to pour out my soul.”

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“Let us take care not to become discouraged.”

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“We often cause pain to one another on account of the difference of our dispositions and natural inclinations.”

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Prayer

Novena to Our Lady of Providence

Our Lady of Providence, Queen
of the Home, pray for strong and happy marriages,
safe pregnancies, peace within families, for those
divorced or separated and for all children,

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River of Grace

Let us gather up the tears of all times, all nations,
all peoples, all children to form a river of grace
to moisten, saturate, drench the hardness of hearts of stone
turning them into hearts of flesh, into the heart of the God of Providence.…

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Prayer for the Faces of our Grief

When my faith is shaken, please God, remind me of your love for me.
When I am lonely, help me to reach out and share my feelings with others.
When I am stuck in memories of the past, give me the graces I need to forgive and be forgiven.…

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God of Surprises

Did you know that God has a playful side? If not why would God have created vast galaxies — miniscule cells, prickly bushes — lamb’s ear plants …

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A Blessing on Our Homes

O Provident God, we ask that you bless and protect our homes and all who come and go from them. May our homes be filled with welcome for family and…

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A Death in the Family

Death saddens us because of the separation it causes. Our faith comforts us with the knowledge that we will be together in happiness again. Dear Lord,Sometimes it is hard to…

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Quote of the day

February 22
“After all, our only support, our only strength is God.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin