Dr. Tom Curran talks about the courage of St. Philip Neri and St. Augustine of Canterbury in challenging times. Tom shares a story about judging a Senior Thesis project, prays with listeners for clarity in times of sadness and reflects on The Blind Bartimaeus. (Mark 10:46-52)
Dr. Tom Curran reads and reflects on the scripture from Philippians 4: 4-7, Joy and Peace. Tom explores seven spiritual remedies to combat anxiety, sadness and fear: 1. Praise and Worship, 2. Surrender All to God 3. Persevere in Persistent Prayer, 4. Intercede, 5. Pray with Others 6. Trust and Watch, and 7. Lean on Scripture.
Dr. Tom Curran explores the important role of encouragement in marriage, in raising kids and among the community of faith. Tom talks about the source of sadness and shares stories of receiving and giving words of encouragement.