For Francis Campbell’s mother and mother-in-law, praying the rosary was a way to ease the anxieties of life. CNS photo/Giampiero Sposito, Reuters

Ask God for help with worldly worries

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  • October 23, 2014

Sometimes, sleep doesn’t come easy. Dreams are pushed aside by worry and fretting. Counting sheep gives way to counting out real-life scenarios and possibilities late into the night. 

What if? Then what? What could happen? What has probably already happened? 

Like most of us, as a youngster I fell victim to very little anxiety and distress. I prided myself in taking things one day at a time, not looking too far into the future and adopting an easygoing, mellow outlook toward life. Too breezy, perhaps. 

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