Tag Archives: trying

I’ve Got Your Back


Everyone wants someone who will always have their back in life no matter what happens. I know I have one and so should you. It’s that giver of never-ending second chances. It’s that person whom you abuse but still calls … Continue reading

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Space Out


Stuck like glue to someone? Paradoxically, relationships that seem perfect and in which the couple does everything together are at great risk of failing. It is human nature to end up feeling imprisoned by the sense of being permanently glued … Continue reading

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Why the Suffering?


The question is often asked, “If there is a God, a loving, merciful God, why does He allow people to suffer? How can He allow humans to experience the terrible accidents, illnesses, crime, wars, family troubles, and calamities that are … Continue reading

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Love’s Sacrifice


You will never truly love again in the same manner in which you loved the one who you let get away. You will never care as much about another in the same manner with which you cared for the one … Continue reading

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Tolerance or Acceptance?


What is the difference between tolerance and acceptance? Why is it important? Tolerance is an action. More precisely, it is a restraint from action. In the case of diversity, tolerance is treating all people decently whether one likes them or … Continue reading

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The “Tree”tment of Others


As the Coptic Church approaches the Sunday of the Born Blind Man, I want to take a second to talk about the other man, not born blind, but blind nonetheless. His story is found in Mark 8: 22-26. We do … Continue reading

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Not Again!


So, someone has just forgiven you for something pretty serious. What now? Many times we think to ourselves, “oh, for sure this will never happen again since this person was so gracious and kind to forgive me.” But then, somehow … Continue reading

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Moving On


One of the hardest struggles in life is realizing that every door you see in front of you has been shut, and now it is time for you to sit back and pray that you see the open window. We’ve … Continue reading

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Never Hide


Straightforwardness is an absolutely vital element  to one’s character. I’ve learned over the years that being what people want you to be gets you nowhere, and that being who you want to be is not only the easiest thing for … Continue reading

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Turbulence…


Trying times? I hear you. Believe me. I know it. Let’s make believe for a second. Your life is a airplane ride and those trying times are turbulence. Most, if not all, of us have been on planes before so … Continue reading

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