Caregivers: Burdened and blessed, and how to move on (Part 2)

In our southern society, it is inappropriate to complain, speak negatively, or moan-n-groan in general.  Ours is a community that prides itself on having-it-all-together and not revealing the deepest feelings with which we live on a daily basis.   As we consider this second article (of three) on how caregivers can grow spiritually, we must turnContinue reading “Caregivers: Burdened and blessed, and how to move on (Part 2)”

Breaking through to God in prayer, Part 2

Last week I mentioned that prayer is an important part of faith but is not something we can naturally master.  In fact, prayer can be downright difficult, and there are many things that disrupt an effective prayer life. Guilt, resentment, fear, and sheer laziness can all hamper a wonderful, growing relationship with our Lord.  ButContinue reading “Breaking through to God in prayer, Part 2”