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As the Storm Rages Around Me, How Should I Pray?

January 22, 2013 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Prayer, Self Knowledge

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Dear Dan, I have recently become aware that I have no desire to make petitionary prayers for myself.  I noticed this most as Hurricane Sandy raged around me, causing lots of high wind destruction in our area.  The power was out and there was nothing to hear but the howling wind.  I talked to God.  I told Him that I probably ought to be asking Him to keep me safe – but that I knew He keeps... Read More

Why am I in this terrible storm?

October 2, 2011 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Suffering

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Dear Father John, since receiving “The Better Part”, I have set aside a time every morning and have read and meditated on the meditation units. However, while I am receiving much help in my spiritual life, everything else in my life is falling apart. I have gotten very ill, have had to have many tests, incurring many expenses to the point where at this time, I am literally without anything... Read More

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