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dc.contributor.authorZuegner, Carolen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-16T13:38:02Z
dc.date.available2017-05-16T13:38:02Z
dc.date.issued2017-05-03en_US
dc.identifier.otherLectionary number: 275en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/113067
dc.description.abstractIt's one of those days. I'm cranky. I didn't get a lot of sleep. I am impatient with my colleagues. I'm frustrated because a project was rejected. Everyone is driving me crazy. I'm feeling sorry for myself. I am near tears because of all of the above.|I hope you don't have many days like this.|I turn to the readings for my reflection. I take a deep breath and read Jesus' words: "I am the way and the truth and the life."  I take another deep breath. God can show me the way, if I surrender to the way and the truth and the life. I take another deep breath. I am holding on to my crankiness, to my disappointment, to my frustration. Am I like Philip, asking Jesus to show him the Father because I do not want to surrender to the way, the truth and the life?|Why must I dwell in the negative? What can I be thankful for today? My family. My friends. Work that mostly gives me joy and a feeling of satisfaction. I can be thankful for God's love that still surrounds me even when I am cranky and frustrated and impatient. I can ask Jesus to help me. I can take a deep breath and pray. I can try to push out the disappointment and let God in. I can turn to God, to the way and the truth and the life. I can take a deep breath and pray.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherUniversity Ministry, Creighton University.en_US
dc.relation.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/112533
dc.rightsThese reflections may not be sold or used commercially without permission. Personal or parish use is permitted.en_US
dc.titleReflection for Wednesday, May 3, 2017: 3rd Week of Easter.en_US
dc.typeEssay
dc.rights.holderUniversity Ministry, Creighton University.en_US
dc.publisher.locationOmaha, Nebraska, United Statesen_US
dc.date.day3en_US
dc.date.year2017en_US
dc.date.monthMayen_US
dc.program.unitJournalismen_US
dc.url.link1http://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/daily.htmlen_US
dc.contributor.cuauthorZuegner, Carolen_US
dc.date.daynameWednesdayen_US
dc.date.seasonEasteren_US
dc.date.weekWeek: 3en_US
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dc.relation.previoushttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/113066
dc.subject.local1Acts 8:1b-8en_US
dc.subject.local2Psalms 66:1-3a, 4-5, 6-7aen_US
dc.subject.local4John 6:35-40en_US
dc.title.seriesDaily Reflections (Meditations) on the Scriptures from the Roman Catholic Lectionary.en_US
dc.date.cycleYear Ien_US


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