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Topic: stress

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Place yourself gently

Provident God, grant me the confidence in your love and care that Saint Mother Theodore had, so I too ‘may not give way to uneasiness about the future’ but ‘place myself gently into the hands of Providence,’ as I embrace present and future as evolving mystery. …

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“The good God gave me the grace to remain calm.”

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“I have already exceeded the amount of work my head can bear.”

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“I must tell you with simplicity, my good Father, that this time I feel myself overwhelmed...”

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“To pray for you is a necessity for me, but I am so occupied with what is called business that my prayers are very poor, very miserable.”

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“My duties have multiplied to such an extent that it is impossible for me to fulfill them. I feel keenly the need to share a burden which I can no longer carry alone.”

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“Put yourself gently into the hands of Providence.”

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“Let us take care not to become discouraged.”

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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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Technology Wisdom Prayer

This prayer by Cathy Campbell asks guidance and peace among the multitude of information available to us from current technology sources.

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At a Time of Family Conflict

All families know conflict. How we handle our differences and to whom we turn determine whether, and how fast, our scars will heal. You know, God, we are not a…

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Quote of the day

October 27
“Pray, pray very much so the good God will show you what [God] wishes you to do.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin