The Word Among Us

October 2011 Issue

Prayers to Comfort the Heart

A new book helps us through tough times.

By: Woodeene Koenig-Bricker

Prayers to Comfort the Heart: A new book helps us through tough times. by Woodeene Koenig-Bricker

Envy is near the top of my list of temptations. I’m not jealous of those who own diamond rings, luxury cars, or gorgeous mansions. I don’t pine for designer fashions (well, maybe Christian Louboutin shoes!) or red-carpet fame

. What I envy is the way some people seem to glide serenely along, as if exempt from painful experiences like illness, financial worries,...

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