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Making steps towards a balanced life…

Although I haven’t achieved all of my goals to their fullest, I really feel like I’m getting my life back in order. It’s crazy how just a week or two of slacking can really mess things up. Note to self to be more attentive to my own needs, along with the needs of others. Here… Continue reading Making steps towards a balanced life…

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ROW80 Round 4 Goals: Body, Mind, and Soul

I’ve noticed an imbalance in my life lately, and I know why: I’ve let all my habits fall to the wayside in favor of just pushing through life on the bare minimum. Thank goodness for ROW80: now I have some motivation to get my head back on straight!! I’m breaking my goals into 3 categories… Continue reading ROW80 Round 4 Goals: Body, Mind, and Soul

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Seven Reasons I Stick with my Goals

I learned everything I needed to know about goal-setting from my Nalgene. Hear me out on this: I know myself! I do a LOT of goal-setting, and almost as much goal-ignoring. I start out strong, and excited, and then I fall on my face, two weeks in. Here’s the tricky thing about my goals: it… Continue reading Seven Reasons I Stick with my Goals

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Full Blown Missionary Mode — reblog from padua hall

I’ve been caught in the trap of education as a way to conversion, but deep in my heart I know that this isn’t the case. Belonging before believing is the key, as Robert McCarty from NCCYM says. But that’s a story for another time. Pleas enjoy a blog post from a friend from college, Emilie.… Continue reading Full Blown Missionary Mode — reblog from padua hall

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Marriage and Family gems

Our Young Adults group is reading DOCAT, the Catholic Church’s Catholic Social Teaching presented for young people. Here are some of my favorite quotes from our sharing last night! Marriage is also an everyday task, I could say a craftsman’s task, a goldsmith’s work, because the husband has the duty of making the wife more… Continue reading Marriage and Family gems

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ROW80: Back in the Saddle Again

Why do I keep finding classic rock references in my writing? Thank you, Aerosmith. I think my husband’s music choices are affecting me… Here’s my roundup so far: Blogging. One substantial blog post per week. Two re-blogs so far (this one about life as a mystery and that one about warning signs of toxic faith), and a… Continue reading ROW80: Back in the Saddle Again