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Motivation is a Mean, Mean Animal

Motivation is a Mean, Mean Animal

I’ve been having major motivation troubles lately…mostly in regard to mornings and running.

Book Review: Know Who You Are. Live Like It Matters.

Book Review: Know Who You Are. Live Like It Matters.

The following review was written by my 13-year-old daughter: “I absolutely love this book! It had some quotes that I have copied and put on my notebook covers.  He [Tim Tebow] has a lot of funny stories, which makes it fun to read.  It helped, and […]

Miraculous Moments

Miraculous Moments

Week 6, Day 3 READ: Acts 12:1-11 WRITE: Acts 12:5 “Peter thus was being kept in prison, but prayer by the church was fervently being made to God on his behalf.” THINK: Do you think God performs miracles today? Why or why not? My Reflections […]

Letting Go and Loving God

Letting Go and Loving God

Week 3, Day 3 READ: Acts 5:27-42 WRITE: Acts 5:42 “And all day long, both at the temple and in their homes, they did not stop teaching and proclaiming the Messiah, Jesus” THINK: We are often tempted to fear man, rather than God. Share an […]

God alone suffices

God alone suffices

Let nothing disturb you, let nothing frighten you. All things pass. God does not change. Patience achieves everything. Whoever has God lacks nothing; God alone suffices.” — St. Teresa of Avila

A Novena To Three American Saints For Life

A Novena To Three American Saints For Life

Saints Elizabeth Seton, Frances Cabrini and John Neumann are powerful witnesses to the Gospel of life. May we come to better know, love, and serve God as emulated by them, in their everyday lives.   Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, a prominent […]

From Darkness to Light

From Darkness to Light

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.  -Martin Luther King, Jr.

16th Day of Christmas: Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

16th Day of Christmas: Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Baptism of Our Lord, bringing to close the season of Christmas.   “The Lord was baptized, not to be cleansed himself, but to cleanse the waters, so that those waters, cleansed by the flesh of Christ, might have the power […]

14th Day of Christmas: Memorial of St. Raymond de Penafort

14th Day of Christmas: Memorial of St. Raymond de Penafort

A most fascinating miracle is said to have occurred when St. Raymond de Penafort went to the went the Island of Majorca with King James to preach about Jesus: “King James was a man of great qualities, but he let himself be ruled by passions. There on the Island, too, he was […]