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Prayer for Peace

Lord, help me find good in a world that seems so evil.  May I respond with love when hate is all around.  Lead me to walk away from comflict.  Make me quick to forgive when I’ve been wronged.  Lord may… Continue Reading →

Take My Body, Jesus

In marriage, two become one flesh. My husband’s flesh is becoming weak due to Parkinsons disease, so I feel weak, too. As his primary caregiver, I wonder if I can handle what lies ahead. I need to be reminded that… Continue Reading →

The One That You’ve Called Me To Be

Lord, not my will, But your will be done. Mold my soul, And my life, And my heart to become The one that you’ve Called me to be. Learn to love The pouring rain, The tears of God, The cleansing… Continue Reading →

Surrender

I don’t have to carry My burdens alone. Without speaking words, You know. Grant me the grace to give everything to you. The strong arms that carried the cross long ago Will carry my burdens now. ​ Release and let… Continue Reading →

Something Lost

I lost something very personal and precious to me at church last week. It was a polka-dotted zippered pouch that contained my Magnificat, some prayer cards and pamphlets, and a small leatherette copy of the Book of Catholic Prayers. Days later, I… Continue Reading →

Confessions of a Caregiver Part II: Tools for Good Works

My husband has Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is the gradual degeneration of the nerve cells in the brain that control movement. Ordinary tasks are now challenging or exceptionally time-consuming for him. In large and small ways, Parkinson’s has changed the… Continue Reading →

Confessions of a Caregiver Part I: Trust in God

Ease is defined as: freedom from labor, pain, or physical annoyance; tranquil rest; comfort; freedom from concern, anxiety, or solicitude; a quiet state of mind; freedom from difficulty or great effort. Those who suffer with chronic illnesses are in a… Continue Reading →

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