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
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
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
A blog post from a cooperative blog I’m writing with my friends. Check it out! When he said mountains, I was hooked. And now, wouldn’t you know it, I can’t find the quote. But here’s one that’s pretty close: “In contact with the beauties of the m… Source: Adopting a Grandfather
Saint John Paul II wrote a Letter here Artists in 1999. Here are 7 quotes from John Paul II as he explains why artists are so necessary… and how the artist draws closer to God through the creative process. First of all, “The purpose of art is nothing less than the upliftment of the human spirit.” We are… Continue reading 7 reasons why the world needs artists
I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award by Camille of CamilleVT: Story-Sharing for a Better World! Yay, thanks! What is the Liebster Award? It’s kind of like chain mail, where you receive it and are told to pay it forward… but this is much more fun. Here’s how the Liebster Award works: 1. Link the… Continue reading Liebster Award!
I didn’t mean for that post title to sound so… negative. But I’ll leave it for now. It would be unfair to say that all relationships are frustrating. That’s just not true. But at the same time, it’s also unfair to say that any one relationship is free of frustrations. We all live and love… Continue reading The Frustrations of Relationships