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How to Master Your Expectations

July 12, 2016 by  
Filed under Book Club, Vicki Burbach

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Life of Christ (Week 14 of 27) The possession of a soul means the undisturbed mastery of oneself, which is the secret of inner peace, as distinguished from a thousand agitations which make it fearful, unhappy, and disappointed. Only when the soul is possessed can anything else be enjoyed. Our Lord here meant patience in adversity, trial and persecution. At the end of three hours on the Cross, He... Read More

Why are so many “successful” people so unhappy?

September 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Happiness

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Dear Father Todd, Popular culture says you’re successful when you have a huge house, a couple of late model cars in the driveway, wear designer clothes, and take luxury vacations to exotic places. If this materialistic vision is the definition of success, why are so many “successful” people so unhappy? It is so easy for us to get caught up in the material world as if that is all... Read More

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