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The Wait is Worth It.

This is a beautiful blog that I just had to share.

“I haven’t given up hope, but…” I was catching up with a friend. She and her daughter have seen a rough stretch.

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I’ve been down, depressed and disillusioned and people have given me lots of advice.

“Pull yourself up by your boot straps!”

“Man up!”

“You’ve got lots of things to be happy for.” 484 more words

FULL TEXT: Pope’s General Audience address for Wednesday March 22, 2017

VATICAN CITY — At his general audience today, Pope Francis continued his series of reflections on hope.

Addressing faithful and pilgrims from around the world in St. 967 more words

Pope Francis

It is said that when you really want something, it is not always fulfilled, but at least it keeps you entertained.

I only need to find this stuff that I’d like to fulfill.

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Fighting Discouragement

September 26, 2016
by Brian G. Bettes

Life can be discouraging sometimes. Do you ever feel that way?

As we approach the fall holydays, a lot of strange things can start to happen. 1,117 more words

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Notes on Disappointment, Discouragement & Age

How many of us associate big, monumental birthdays with nervous breakdowns?  In her hilariously raw advice column Dear Sugar, Cheryl Strayed attempts to console 26 year old Elissa Bassist, a disheartened aspiring writer who wonders how she can “reach the page” when she can barely “lift her face off the bed.”  Like many of us, Bassist imagined she’d be “farther” at this point of her life.   1,119 more words


The 2nd Set of Tablets

Moses threw down the first set of stone tablets, shattering them to the ground.  These were the tablets made by G-d himself, a gift to the Jewish people.   930 more words