When we’re faced with a challenging or puzzling situation, do we try to figure it out on our own or do we ask the Lord for guidance?

When we’re surprised by something that happens, or something that we hope for doesn’t occur, how do we react? Do we become worried and discouraged or do we place our lives in the Lord’s hands and trust the plan that He has for each of us?

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The Holy Rosary

The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary in the Roman Catholic Church. On October 7th, the annual feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is celebrated.

The Rosary has a rich and interesting history that could not be presented or explained in a simple blog post…

I feel it’s most important to focus on what the Rosary is and why it’s beautiful and powerful. My hope is that those who don’t already pray the Rosary will begin to; and those who already do will deepen and spread the devotion.

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For God’s Glory

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted here. There are a number of reasons for that… I wasn’t meant to write during that time. This post is a bit shorter than my previous posts, which may not be a terrible thing since I can be wordy at times.

Recent experiences have been an important reminder that we must listen to and follow the Lord at all times. The purpose of our actions must always be to serve and glorify God. If we live merely for ourselves, rather than for the Lord and our neighbor, then we are missing the point. When a person follows God with a sincere, humble and open heart, it’s seen by others and touches them in some way.

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