IN HIS "'Odyssey", Homer immortalized the idea of resisting temptation by having the protagonist tied to the mast of his ship, to h ear yet not succumb to the beau tiful, dangerous songs of the Sirens. Researchers have long been intrigued as to whether this ability to avoid, or defer, gratification is related to outcomes … Continue reading Patience really is a virtue
PS There rarely is a step #2 to most things in life. What most consider “steps” is really another action.
No one has a right to sit down and feel hopeless. There’s too much work to do.” Dorothy Day, Founder of the Catholic Worker Movement
While this quote from Bible is about congential blindness, apply it to a multitude of problems that you face...illness, poverty, prejudice, and you will see how it applies there as well and realize how much you have to pray for guidance and follow through to overcome those problems. "Rabbi," his disciples asked him, "why … Continue reading Troubles, Misfortune and Illness