I ask for the grace to overcome these shortcomings today and to give of myself
more zealously to those confided to my care.
Romero's beatification has helped me discover a new place of joy While illness and pain can isolate me, the trip and sharing my knowledge about Romero have bonded me to fellow parishioners and opened new invitations to give of myself
. Did the communion of saints mysteriously conspire through the Romero beatification to renew my soul?
Relationships are so dynamic and require time, effort, and compromise and I couldn't imagine having to give of myself
like that to more than one person or even sharing," Moagisi explains.
Other skills I learned at camp also helped, including how to make friends, how to give of myself
to others, how to be good at something, how to find faith in something greater than myself, how to persist in the face of challenges, and how to rely on my creativity (acting, writing, and drawing) as a means of self-expression.
It was time for me to take action and give of myself
, which is more difficult and time-consuming than just offering donations.
I would love to take a trip that's not just another vacation--to teach and give of myself
, open myself to the tutelage of those who know a different way of living.
I came so willing to give of myself
to whatever the task might be.
"I have endeavoured to give of myself
one hundred per cent spiritually, physically and pastorally.
Before, I had nothing left to give of myself
at the end of the day, but now I have some extra energy and I'm happy to use it in bed.'
"I don't necessarily have the financial resources to help people, but if I can give of myself
in other ways, then I at least can give people that small part of myself."
Never before have I been called upon to give of myself
in such an entire capacity.
It's the joy I feel when I give of myself
, and knowing the women have as much to give to me as I have to share with them.
"I can never really give of myself
in a relationship.
The one characteristic of our Pauline life that grounds me is a sense of belonging to something bigger than me, a thought that generates so much joy and transcends life's pettiness and my own individualism to give of myself
Am I still as willing to give of myself
as I was before when the dream was alive?'