Archive for the ‘burdens’ Category
Most people I know have at least half a dozen things they’re trying to do right now, and even if they had the rest of their lives to try, they wouldn’t be able to finish these to perfection.
Let us pray especially for those in the midst of a long season in which they will take up their crosses
Sooner or later the Lord hands us a cross, and our job is to recognize it. Our sorrowful mysteries will be different for each of us. We try to see our life through the eyes of faith, with a confidence that God in his Providence can draw good out of the most awful and unwelcome happenings.
Lord, comfort us through our anxiety as we approach the end of the fourth quarter and look ahead to a new year
By your endurance you will gain your souls.
– Luke 21:19
Lord, let all generations recall your commandment to “honor thy mother and father” in whatever form that presents itself today
After years of facing all sorts of financial pressures they never expected, from adult kids moving back home to their own parents needing help to retire, empty nest parents are struggling with a new headache. Thinking it was only natural to want to help children and grandchildren, many co-signed student loans. Now, they’re becoming the latest victims of the nation’s mounting problem with student-loan debt, which surpassed the $1 trillion mark last year.
– Kelly Greene, The Wall Street Journal
New Peril for Older Parents: Student Loans They Co-Signed
Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?
– Luke 12:25
For we know that every last detail of our lives works together for good to those who love the Lord and who are called according to His purpose. That’s God’s guarantee for you and me and for all who love Him and are called according to His purpose.
– Robert J. Morgan, regarding Romans 8:28
The Promise: How God Works All Things Together for Good