How would you answer this power question: What in your life has given you the greatest fulfillment? Today’s post is courtesy Sarah Underhill and she tackles it with us. * * * I took on a new work position last month, and with that change, brought on a new manager. He’s one of those managers who … [Read more…]
I’m sure you’ve heard of Ignatian spirituality, Franciscan spirituality, and probably even Benedictine spirituality. But Instagram spirituality? It’s the subject of my recent post at CatholicMom.com. (For you non-smartphone users, Instagram is a mobile app that allows users to share pictures in a fun and creative way.) And can you imagine my surprise when I woke up … [Read more…]
The culture doesn’t just have to change by revolutions. Lots of Catholic conservatives are up in arms these days. If it isn’t over Bishop Blaire expressing concerns about Paul Ryan’s budget proposal, it’s probably over Cardinal Dolan inviting President Obama to the Alfred E. Smith Dinner. “How dare they?!” we cry. When things don’t seem … [Read more…]
When Dr. Tom Neal asked me to write a guest post for the Year of Faith blog, he gave me two instructions: 1) the post must center around women and faith, and 2) it be under 500 words. Seriously? I get one shot on a topic I am most passionate about and am only alloted 500 words? … [Read more…]
Saint Maximilian Kolbe often preached, “Don’t ever forget to love.” Kolbe was a red martyr, suffering persecution and death in defense of the faith. We won’t all be called to red martyrdom, but if we are taking our religion seriously, we most likely will experience white martyrdom. Have you been called to love, to place the needs of another before your own? And how far forward have you stepped?
Movements that transform cultures historically come from larger spiritual renewal. Congratulations to last week’s giveaway winner John Germain! Enter to win a your own copy of Indivisible! Simply leave a comment here. Next Wednesday, August 15, we will randomly select this week’s winner. Giveaway sponsored by The Maximus Group. You also can buy Indivisible from … [Read more…]
I’m over at CatholicMom.com today, talking about a recent mommy-daughter date where Lucy brought magic, innocence, enthusiasm, and spontaneity into my day! Here’s a snippet: * * * A child with a sanguine temperament can be described as talkative, charming, enthusiastic, adventuresome, interruptive, friendly, playful, and bouncy. Armed with a never-ending flow of questions and ideas, … [Read more…]
“We’re commanded to speak the truth in love.“ Congratulations to last week’s giveaway winner Marsha Johnson! Enter to win a your own copy of Indivisible! Simply leave a comment here. Next Wednesday, August 8, we will randomly select this week’s winner. Giveaway sponsored by The Maximus Group. You also can buy Indivisible from Ignatius Press … [Read more…]