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Tag Archive for ‘coping’

Easing the Grieving

Ten Tips for Coping with Loss Amy, was in her 30s and had just given birth to her first child when her mother suddenly died. “All I feel is pain, sadness, and sorrow that my mother is no longer here to be my inspiration and to enjoy being a grandmother to my son.” Anthony, in […]

Wednesday 30 August

1 Thessalonians 2:9-13; Psalm 139; Matthew 23:27-32 Whitewashed tombs Jesus has no time at all for hypocrisy. We put so much effort into keeping up appearances. No one wants to look bad in the eyes of others. Putting on ‘a brave face’ might be a way of coping with grief, but it might also be […]

Saturday 28 January

SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS Hebrews 11:1-2,8-19; Psalm Luke1:69-75; Mark 4:35-41 Coping with storms and gales At times in our lives we too encounter storms and gales and can be left wondering if God cares about what is happening to us. Even in the worst moments of our lives, though, we are not abandoned by God – […]

Tuesday 30 December

1 John 2:12-17, Psalm 96, Luke 2:36-40 Wisdom Simeon and Anna, were two wise elderly people. They spent a great deal of time in the temple. They recognised the tiny baby as the deliverer of Israel. He was the promised one. He would set the Jews free from slavery. But many would not recognise Him, […]

A Hand of Cards

Life’s like a game of cards.  You get dealt a hand with some strong cards and some weak ones.  To win you have to make the best of your strong cards. Like the card game, the trick is to concentrate on your positive talents, and not to let the negative ones dominate your life. The […]