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  1. Amanda
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    This is a great article and I would love for you to expand upon it. Over the years I’ve had times of great difficulty in prayer that usually coincided with flare-ups of my mental illness. It’s extremely frustrating. Sometimes even spiritual counsel, medication, and therapy doesn’t “fix” everything and we still have to learn to meet God as we can in each moment, because each moment our own ability to interact with him changes. Or at least that’s how it is for me.

  2. The Soul Care Series: Spiritual Health | Chic + Catholic

    […] Monsignor Michael Heintz elaborated further on some of these points which are more obviously related to spirituality like the one on prayer. Silence is one that many of us in modern-day can relate to, but a lack of silence isn’t the only threat to our spiritual health. Gary Zimak at Catholic Stand individuated 5 others. The Healthy Catholics blog also discussed the difference between healthy and unhealthy distractions in prayer. […]

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