Category Archives: trust

The Missionary Spirit

  What if you were asked to leave your friends, family, and country behind to spread the Word in a foreign land? You don’t know the language or customs, you’d be left in the wilderness with a small group of … Continue reading

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Going Gratefully with God

     You work hard, you stay on track, and try to do what’s right, and yet, you don’t get a break. Everything is so hard. Is God listening? Does God know how you struggle?      Saint Theodora/Mother Theodore … Continue reading

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The Courage to Trust Your Instincts

“Mother Theodore was proactive. She knew her capabilities and didn’t hesitate to take control of a situation. On her transatlantic voyage in 1843, the captain of the ship became ill after an altercation with a drunken sailor. Mother Theodore quickly … Continue reading

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Your Will, Lord

When we talk with the Lord, how do we speak? Do we use language of the mid-1500s? If not, then why do we still use archaic language in our traditional prayers? ACTA Publications just released a revised edition of The … Continue reading

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Faith Shines Through

One of Saint Theodora’s most common mantras was to lean on Providence. Here is a letter from Maria Shriver on Reflecting on The Power of Faith.

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Your Life’s Purpose

We are created in the image and likeness of God, with unique gifts that we are called to share. “Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord;  and there are … Continue reading

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Trust in Providence

Jesus, I trust in you. That is my mantra. Over the past few years, so many of my prayers were not answered the way in which I hoped, the way I thought was best. People, including me, suffered, became seriously … Continue reading

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