Loneliness

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We Are Not Alone

Core to the Christian Gospel for Franciscans is the realization that the God of the universe decided to enter into our world, first through creation itself (Gn 1), then through the Incarnation (Jn 1), not because of sin or the ...
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For Those Who Are Alone

“Woe to the solitary person! If that one should fall, there is no other to help” (Ecclesiastes 4:10). The elderly and infirm are particularly vulnerable.
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Lonely, but Never Alone

Reflect The holidays are a time of joy for many. For those who are alone, however, it is simply a season to endure. Don’t take it for granted. Count your blessings while saying this prayer for those who are struggling. ...
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At Home on Earth: An Antidote to Loneliness

We have a loneliness epidemic in the United States, according to Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, the US surgeon general.
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Surely, the Lord Is in This Place

Reflect In Genesis 28:16, Jacob awakes from a dream and says, “Truly, the Lord is in this place and I did not know it!” Pray Dear Lord,My head understands you are with me,but my heart doesn’t always feel it.Where are you ...
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Prayer for the Lonely

Reflect Being alone can have its blessings—but some of us endure loneliness each and every day. May this prayer be a comfort to those who struggle with solitude. Pray Dear God,The quiet of my day can be a deafening sound,but ...
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