St. Angela Reflection
February 2015 St. Angela Reflection
"Do not be afraid of not knowing and not being able to do what is required in such a unique responsibility.
(Prologue to the Counsels)
There are times when we experience the feeling of inadequacy in the responsibilities that lie before us. Sometimes it is an overwhelming experience, other times we may even feel a sense of panic or anxiety. There are days we just are not up for the task or the situation is not at all what we expected. Then excuses can easily settle in and we try to find ways to circumvent the task or maybe even pawn it off to someone else.
Take time to re-focus, to renew, refresh and employ the resources at your disposal to grasp the new challenge and see possibilities ahead. Don't let fear keep you paralyzed; free yourself from self talk that will pull you down. Don't get caught in the flow of negativity around you; allow your personal confidence to emerge into positive energy.
You are never alone in your pursuit of excellence in all you want to do. Embrace the help and support that surrounds you and always remember that God is on your side and will give you what you need to be up for the challenge if only you ask and listen.
Sister Donna Frey, OSU