Day 6 – Advent with the Saints

How Do I Deal With Problems That Are Outside My Control?

The early Christians dealt with many challenges. Not unlike circumstances today, where we feel like so much is outside of our control. Yet as Christians, we believe in the promises of Christ to be with us as the Lord of history. He came into the world to save us and redeem us by his very life. 

In this Advent season, how are we accepting the circumstances of life with Christian courage and hope? The world needs Christ more than ever. How can we bring Christ to the world today? How much do I really let him be in control?

Listen to today’s “Advent with the Saints” reflection on the life of St. John Damascene to find encouragement to put dealing with our problems in a Christian perspective. 

 Today’s Saint – St. John Damascene

Our Saint of the Day is St. John Damascene.  Listen to Uncle Eddy* as he invites us to use this saint’s example to inspire us to live our best life in Christ!


*Not familiar with Uncle Eddy?

Meet Uncle Eddy. Navigating today’s world is tough and all of us could use a nudge in the right direction. Figuring out the right path to take at work, college, or with friends is not always easy. Before making some of those big (or small) decisions, see what Uncle Eddy has to say. A pseudonym for Fr. John Bartunek, LC, Uncle Eddy, is an imaginary uncle who has been imprisoned for the Catholic Faith. Pointing toward the lives of the saints he sends a daily email with spiritual advice to his many imaginary nieces and nephews. You can sign up to receive these daily emails all year HERE.

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