I ran across this article today, and it seemed appropriate.
Read it, even if you don’t agree with the title. You’ll see what it means if you read the whole thing. Very encouraging words.
If you need help with meditating (which you can do no matter what your religion), you might want to consider getting this CD series (I’ve been using this for the past five years and highly recommend it) or at least doing the demo (I even got a lot out of that and it’s free)