Amen May the Lord Jesus Christ be amongst you, to defend you * Within you, to preserve you * Before you , to guide you * After you, to guard you * Above you to bless you * who with the Father and the holy Spirit lives and reigns for ever and ever.
Amen Let us Pray : O God in this wonderful Sacrament you have left us the memorial of your passion grant that we may so reverence the sacred Mysteries of your body and Blood, that the taste of the fruit of your redemption may ever be within us, who lives and reigns for ever and ever.
And the wonderful thing is: so many people trustworthy. Trusting again after your trust has been breached keeps your heart fresh and alive and – ultimately – hopeful again. I build margin into my schedule because without it, the edge of the next cliff is right around the corner. About a month ago I saw over half the warning signs creep back in. I was two days into what I thought was a ‘mini burnout’, but I sounded the alarm bells. How much of that could I see or imagine 7 years ago? Additionally, don’t miss the free resource page Perry and I put together to help leaders who are burning out. Get a fresh leadership podcast episode delivered to your devices every week by subscribing for free.
I used to pride myself in being able to go at whatever I was doing longer and harder than anyone else. I now closely monitor how I’m feeling, my rest and my balance between time with people and time alone. In the end, it turned out to be my frustration over a leadership issue that was producing the symptoms. You can subscribe to my podcast for free here on i Tunes, Stitcher or Tune In Radio.
This was in 1499, it seems to have been painted about the year 1455 or even earlier, and it was restored or re-painted in the 19th Century , making it appear as it is at present. Mathew was destroyed and the Picture passed into oblivion till the year 1866 when it came into the hands of the Redemptorists at the express command of Pope Pius IX.
Since then the Redemptorist Fathers have been the propagators of the devotion of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour wherever they preach retreats and Missions.
The picture of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour belongs to the group of Passion icons of the 15th century.
These paintings are characterized by the symbols of the passion and the austere features of the Madonna and the Child.Gary summarized how many leaders feel when he wrote in this comment: Oh man. It will.” I can’t tell you how much those words meant to me that day. I slept for about 10 hours a day for a month straight, adding naps to my daily diet on top of that. If I do for a week or two, I pay it off with more sleep. While I personally didn’t take a sabbatical or medical leave (our board offered me one), some may need to. So I took three weeks vacation and came back slowly. I felt like abandoning my calling, running away from everyone I knew and everything I knew, even my wife and kids.All I can say is I understand, and I’m pulling for you and praying for you. While everyone’s recovery will be different, there were 12 keys that, in retrospect, were essential to my recovery. The problem with pain (or at least my pain) is when you do nothing you only have your pain to focus on. In my worst moments, thoughts of ending it all crossed my mind.Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses , as we forgive those who trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.Amen Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, JESUS , Holy Mary Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.By your kindly presence direct our minds, With your guiding love watch over our paths, With your powerful help deliver us from every tribulation From all danger and sin That we may on earth always live With you and in you And in your eternal dwelling Enjoy your presence for ever Amen.