Red Tent Living

One of the sessions I attended at a recent conference was about resilience and optimism. The presenter said it was once believed that resilience was an inherited quality, but we now know that resiliency skills can be taught. As she spoke, different life events came to mind, some I had not thought of for many years.

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2 thoughts on “Resiliency

  1. jamesrneal

    I’ve been meaning to write a piece on my visit last Friday to the relics of St. Padre Pio while they were in Oklahoma City. I’ve been reflecting on his words, recalled while reading your piece on optimism: “Pray, hope, and don’t worry. Worry is useless. God is merciful and will hear your prayer.” Blessings to you!

  2. Madeline Bialecki Post author

    During Jim’s illness, I repeated Mark 5:36 many times. Fear is useless; what is needed is trust. I look forward to reading about your visit and your reflection on the relics.


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