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10 Brilliant Quotes from St. Francis de Sales on Cultivating Peace

January 11, AD 2017 2 Comments
10 Brilliant Quotes from St. Francis de Sales on Cultivating Peace

There is good reason that St. Francis de Sales is the patron of writers—he really had a way with words. During his lifetime, he wrote pamphlets defending the faith that actually converted many people away from heresy. He also wrote books advising laypeople in the spiritual life, which was a revolutionary concept at the time. […]

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Love, Not Hate

February 8, AD 2015 3 Comments
Love, Not Hate

It seems that everywhere I look there are people that are going out of their way to annoy me! People who insist on driving at 45mph even though the limit is 65mph. People who have personal phone conversations on the train. People who chew with their mouths open. The list could take up this entire […]

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[Not] Us Against the World

May 6, AD 2014 1 Comment
[Not] Us Against the World

I was really happy today when I logged onto Ignitum Today and noticed this post, which deals with Christians avoiding anger, because I think that is a very good place to start the conversation I want to have. Fundamentally, the question I want to ask with this piece is this: why do we as Christians […]

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Christians and Anger

May 2, AD 2014 1 Comment
Christians and Anger

Do you struggle with anger? Does a close family member or friend? Are you known for your Irish-red-hair and the fact that you are incapable of playing sports without a blowup of some sort? Anger – so much of it. It fills every corner of the web and spills over into our personal lives. Or […]

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Withdrawing My Nomination

December 11, AD 2012 4 Comments
Withdrawing My Nomination

My husband recently made a choice that hurt me. And I withdrew his nomination as 2012 Husband of the Year. And I wanted to withdraw much more.  But after a few days I did cool down. With time and space I gained a better perspective.  I could see God’s hand in the situation.  I realized […]

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