The Word Among Us

October 2014 Issue

God Alone Suffices

St. Teresa of Ávila taught me to trust in God.

By: John F. Butler

God Alone Suffices: St. Teresa of Ávila taught me to trust in God. by John F. Butler

What sorts of things constitute a parent’s worst nightmare? Discovering that a child is on drugs or failing in school? Learning that a son or daughter has a chronic, life-threatening health problem?

Seeing him or her still living at home long beyond the time when they should be independent? Getting that middle-of-the-night phone call...

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