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5 Quotes from the saints to help you deal with disappointment

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Theresa Civantos Barber - published on 11/19/20

When you inevitably face dashed hopes in life, turn to the wisdom of the saints for guidance.

Disappointment is an inevitable part of life, and it can be hard to handle these setbacks with grace. When your hopes and expectations are dashed, the feelings of sadness and frustration can feel overpowering.

Fortunately, we have the examples of the saints to guide us here, as in so many other ways. These 5 saints faced disappointment in their lives, and their words about their experience can comfort us and offer a road map to maintaining Christ’s peace in our hearts when facing difficult situations.


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