Tag : courage

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Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. Harriet Tubman
God sometimes asks us to follow an unexpected path with him. One that leaves our current path behind completely and starts anew. It is difficult to leave behind life as we know it, and forge ahead to the unknown. We must deal with many emotions, including negative ones — fear, disappointment, loneliness, failure, pain. Still …
What people don’t realize is how much religion costs. They think faith is a big electric blanket, when of course it is the cross. Flannery O’Connor The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O’Connor
When we journey without the Cross, when we build without the Cross, when we profess Christ without the Cross, we are not disciples of the Lord; we are worldly. Pope Francis March 14, 2013
When I was a little one, I met Mother Teresa. She attended some kind of presentation at a baseball field. She was in the state to possibly bring the Missionaries of Charity there (which she did, and the sisters are still there today). I was determined to meet her. My Dad went with me to …
Life sometimes takes you down lonely country roads on unexpected side trips. You feel comfortable where you are, or at least somewhat secure – and then you hit the ruts in the dirt road. This is where I’ve been since late last May. For the months of May and June, it was like an avalanche …
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost. G.K. Chesterton
Where there is no love, pour love in, and you will pull love out. St. John of the Cross
Time is a transient thing.  It slips by quickly unnoticed until days, weeks, months have melted away. Time in a crisis is even more fleeting. I find myself starting again in more ways than one.  But isn’t that what life and faith are all about?  A journey of stops and starts, speed bumps and long …
Dream Over That was the headline for a story on Susan Boyle, the contestant who caught the attention of the world in Britain’s TV talent show – Britain’s Got Talent.  She wasn’t your average – wait, she was your average-looking singer.  She wasn’t this polished, made-up and groomed mega-star like Beyoncé – or whatever she’s …
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