Look Up to Me

The young woman ran wildly among the trees near the shore of the island in a frenzied attempt to escape a pack of wild dogs chasing her. After making a sharp turn to the left, she suddenly slipped into a patch of quicksand. The dogs picked up a new scent along the way, thankfully, and…

Your True Strength—the Joy of the Lord

[Image Credit: Davide Cantelli/Unsplash] “Make no attempt to leave, thirst and mull over your spoiled gruel and keep it all for yourself, regardless of how much worse another’s condition is: for this night is full of sinful revelry to our Lord the devil: make every effort to feel sorry for yourself; for the misery and…

Are Pieces Missing in Your Puzzle?

Have you ever felt like your life is one big puzzle—like you were born as a thousand-piece puzzle—and each year, thousands more pieces have been added? Even though your parents might have assembled some of this puzzle for you as you were growing up, does it seem like you have had to figure out the…