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Everyday Worship, Perspectives

What do you do when you can’t fix, control, explain, change, or understand it?

Franciscan priest Richard Rohr shares the following in an article posted on the CNN Belief Blog: “There always will be at least one situation in our lives that we cannot fix, control, explain, change or even understand,” he says.

This caught my eye immediately, as it was a number of situations just like this that inspired the first 52 weeks of My 52 Weeks of Worship Project.

In this particular article, Richard Rohr shares many wise perspectives, and CNN shares that he has written a book for those who are living through experiences in life where things are not unfolding exactly as they thought it would. All of us have looked in the mirror and wondered, “What in the world is going on in my life?” There is a blessing in this book if it tells us how we might deal with that sometimes overwhelming feeling.

Life’s failures can teach us much, if we are willing to be open to the lessons. Although I am far from the perfect student, that has been my experience.

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