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Our Daily Bread for February 17, 2012

Posted by Site Webmaster on Saturday, February 18, 2012, In : Daily Meditations 

Side by Side

In my family scrapbook is a picture of my daughter at age 4 working next to me, using a toy hammer to repair the siding on the house. Side by side we worked that day; she imitated my every action, absolutely convinced that she too was fixing the house. Rarely have I enjoyed a chore more. In the picture, it’s obvious that she’s enjoying it too.

That photo reminds me that our children mimic most of what they see in us—words and deeds. They also form their imag...


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Our Daily Bread for February 16, 2012

Posted by Site Webmaster on Friday, February 17, 2012, In : Daily Meditations 

Knocked Off Your Feet?

Because I’ve written many articles and a book about dealing with life’s losses, I have the privilege of being introduced to a number of fellow strugglers along life’s journey. One of my new friends is a mom whose 21-year-old daughter died suddenly in 2009, which sent her reeling. She told me, “I feel like an outcast from the normal world. I feel crushed and my soul is in so much pain.”

Indeed the losses that visit us can knock us off our feet—whether a ...


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Our Daily Bread for February 14, 2012

Posted by Site Webmaster on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, In : Daily Meditations 
Benefits Of Friendship

Cicero was one of the greatest thinkers of the Roman Empire. He was a skilled orator, lawyer, politician, linguist, and writer. Still today he is quoted for his clear prose and practical wisdom.

For instance, of having friends he wrote: “Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” He understood the double benefits of friendship along life’s journey.

Nearly a millennium earlier, King Solomon had w...


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Faithful Marriages and the Primacy of Triune Love

Posted by Site Webmaster on Thursday, September 1, 2011, In : Our Lady's Promise 

FLORIDA (Catholic Online) - Good marriages are the product of genuine love for each other and the Creator.  The true joy of marriage is sharing one's life.  When two people agree to share their entire lives together, they expect better not worse, richer not poorer, and good health not sickness.  Yet all marriages experience a variety of these contrasts.  As problems overtake them, couples need to share their fears, frustrations and failures to establish the honesty that marriage requir...


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