July 14, 2017

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"God gives us the whirlwind in which to live. We aren't given safe, secure cocoons where we can escape the rough-and-tough of existence. We are given the storm, and we're told to blossom amid all the rain and thunder."

—Patrick T. Reardon in "What death is trying to tell us," published by the National Catholic Reporter