If we follow Paul’s plan of prayers and petitions + gratitude, we’ll receive something far greater than worry. It will lead to peace.
No, it wasn’t college and the idea that we could go back and do it all over again that had seduced us. It was the dreams.
Maybe this is part of Jesus’ call for us to maintain a childlike faith: he wants us to ask more questions. Even the ones that may not have simple answers.
The good I ought to do — the good I am willing to do — doesn’t require me to be a superhero. It just requires me to make the best decisions I can, to do what’s best for as many people as possible.
The word “connect,” a verb, resonates so deeply with me because I have realized that I have to do something about this isolation and disconnection I feel.