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Pope Francis on the Spiritual Gift of Fortitude and the Hidden Saints Among Us


VATICAN CITY (Catholic Online) – Below is the official Vatican Radio Transcript of the catechetical message Pope Francis gave on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 to the pilgrims gathered in St. 762 more words


Fortitude is Almost Here

A week and a half to go until Fortitude is out in the world. It’s an exciting, frightening, emotional time but being surrounded by encouraging family and supportive friends make it all easier. 43 more words


Writing Difficulties

When I was young my parents sent me to a small boarding school in Oxfordshire. These seven to fourteen age group schools were called ‘Prep’ schools and in the sixties they offered the very best in private education.  1,473 more words

Short Stories

Live without fear.

The greatest problem of humanity is fear. The fear of what is, what has been and what will be. Eliminating fear makes us better human beings. 36 more words

By then, I hope

Prompt: Maine’s latest blog post entitled “Blues”

Even if you’re happy now… at one point the bad things will hit you up again.

The wheel would start spinning, and you’ll have to deal with the same crap you’ve been through over and over. 84 more words


Wait on the Lord

Yes, Just Wait on Him

One of the traits of a good leader is the ability to “endure adversity with courage.” It is the meaning of fortitude or mental strength. 292 more words


Embracing the Wrong Convictions

Embracing the Wrong Convictions
. . . worse than an unbeliever. —1 Timothy 5:8

“I am resigning—am a Christian . . . I find the whole system of our company shamefully corrupt. 1,068 more words

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