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The Executive’s Decision, CC015

What if we started thinking like the executive of a Fortune 500 company who compared the effort he put into his secular job to the effort he put into his faith?

This executive decided he would be fired from his job if he approached it the same way he approached his responsibilities as a disciple.

This is good food for thought.  Pause with me a moment on this edition of Cassidy Comments and see if you are giving like the widow whose contribution Jesus praised, or if you would be fired from your job as a disciple!!

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God bless,

Janet Cassidy


Do I Belong? CC014

Have you ever run into a pushy person, on fire with the Lord, who insists that you have to take up their devotional practice?  You HAVE to do the Divine Mercy Prayer!  You HAVE to pray the rosary twice a day!  You HAVE to read scripture!

What they don’t realize is that instead of attracting you to the Lord, or showing you a meaningful way to pray, they make you want to run for the hills!

Join me today for a balanced perspective and see if you can answer my question about a young adult’s reason for feeling like she didn’t belong.  In this episode of Cassidy Comments I will give you a gentle way to respond to that person who just doesn’t know how to “let it go.”

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Are You Clogged Up by Temptation? – CC013

Do you struggle with temptations?

Would you like a simple way to firm up your resistance to them?

In this episode of Cassidy Comments, I share a few, simple questions suggested by Pope Francis that can help us look closely at our temptations as we try to move away from them.

If you are feeling a bit stuck in an unhealthy pattern, check out this sound remedy which begins with one easy step.

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Walking in History – CC012

As we were walking through an antique sale, I was intrigued by so many items that opened the door to our history.  Join me in a reflection that leads to a discussion about our elderly, and those “hidden” gems who carry our past with them. Don’t forget to subscribe & share, and check out my blog at

Have a blessed day in God’s Word.

Why Don’t My Prayers Work? CC011

Ever feel like your prayers aren’t working? If you find yourself thinking “I don’t know why I bother praying,” or, “Is anybody really listening?” than this podcast is for YOU!  Listen in as I take up this topic which includes some insight from Pope Benedict XVI on what it does for us when we call out to God in those times of distress.

Are You Balanced? – CC010

Have you ever found yourself absorbing the negativity of the world around you so much that you started wondering, “Isn’t there any good left, anywhere?”  Today I explore how we can keep balance in our lives so that we can enjoy an equal measure of joy and hope against such a backdrop.  There are some concrete things we can do to stay focused on the light of the Resurrection on our path to eternal life.  Join me for a discussion on how to live this life with an eye toward our life beyond.  This world is amazing, but something even greater is coming!

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God bless,

Janet Cassidy


Words of Comfort – CC009

Can you use a few words of comfort today, in this moment, for whatever situation is causing you frustration?  In this edition of Cassidy Comments I share with you my personal, fast-acting prescription for those times when I find I just cannot fix whatever I am dealing with at the moment.  I hope you will find it useful for you as well.

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The Fiery Furnace

Sometimes our day to day struggles can get very challenging, causing us to wonder where God is.  I hope you will find today’s reflection on the three men in the fiery furnace from the Book of Daniel, encouraging.  It speaks of our need to be faithful and gives us hope that God is with us always.  If you are looking for something to restore your confidence in God, this is it!  Don’t forget to visit for more inspirational messages of faith!

My Little Banjo Guy

In this episode I share a few of my favorite quotes and talk about the humor of St. Theresa of Avila.  You will also hear a funny story about my Little Banjo Guy!  Be sure to visit me at and don’t forget to subscribe to this podcast and my blog!

Help for the Weary-006

Are you a caregiver who is carrying around a mixed bag of emotions, from guilt to anger or judgment?  Do you ever find yourself exhausted and worried?  Do you have a debate running in your head about if you are doing enough or wondering how much is enough? I hope this episode will help you be able to let go–even just a little–and find some peace of mind in your role.  I can only offer you a few pieces of advice that I have found helpful from my own perspective.

May God bless you in your efforts and sustain you in his peace.