Tag: Catholic

  • #28 Catholic Survival Guide to Election 2016

    #28 Catholic Survival Guide to Election 2016

    My wife told me last night that she is considering deleting Facebook until after the election.  I think that’s probably a common thought.  The nomination circus has ended. The official presidential campaigns have just begun, with the major party conventions in the books.  November is still a long way off and I am already fatigued […]

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  • #24 Are You The Next St. Nicholas?

    #24 Are You The Next St. Nicholas?

    “Yeah, right.”  Now be careful, I actually heard someone think that.  One of the most addictive things about writing is how we connect from mind to mind, and as you read this article’s title, someone’s inner Ebenezer sent me a small dose of sarcasm. But hear me out, I might not be asking you what […]

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  • #23 Look For The Writing On The Wall

    #23 Look For The Writing On The Wall

      “For I know well the plans I have in mind for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare, not your woe! Plans to give you a future full of hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 The first time I read this verse I was several hours into a job interview that would change my life. I […]

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  • #22 The Golden Rule in Your Workplace

    The Golden Rule. We can all repeat it to others, and we are quick to point out when it is not used, but how much conscious effort do we spend trying to apply it on the job? “Do to others whatever you would have them do to you. This is the law and the prophets.” […]

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  • #20 Do You Not Yet Have Faith?

    #20 Do You Not Yet Have Faith?

    “Then He said to them, ‘Why are you terrified? Do you not yet have faith?’ ”  Jesus, Mark 4:40 For me, the word yet jumps out most. When will we finally cast fears aside, by choosing to focus on faith and ignoring the negative? The above quote came Mark’s version of “The Calming of The […]

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  • Do You Not Yet Have Faith?

    Do You Not Yet Have Faith?

    “Then He said to them, ‘Why are you terrified? Do you not yet have faith?’ ”  Jesus, Mark 4:40 For me, the word yet jumps out the most. When will we finally cast fears aside, by choosing to focus on faith and ignoring the negative? The above quote came Mark’s version of “The Calming of […]

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  • #19 Four Ways to Defeat Your Stress!

    #19 Four Ways to Defeat Your Stress!

    In November of 2015 I conducted a survey of my book and article readers. I wanted to know how this largely Catholic, non-Catholic Christian and professional group viewed current stressors in their lives. When asked what they considered to be a personal struggle, the top three answers were: Feeling overwhelmed/out of balance Fighting effects of […]

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  • Four Keys to Defeating Your Stress!

    Four Keys to Defeating Your Stress!

    In November of 2015 I conducted a survey of my book and article readers. I wanted to know how this largely Catholic, non-Catholic Christian and professional group viewed current stressors in their lives. When asked what they considered to be a personal struggle, the top three answers were: Feeling overwhelmed/out of balance Fighting effects of […]

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  • I’m SO ready… for Lent!

    I’m SO ready… for Lent!

    In the blink of eye I looked up and saw it was the first week of February (already?!?).  Picking at my field greens and sipping my soup, I mentioned to my friend, a fellow authorpreneur, that January blew by like a freight train.  She lit up in agreement, and mentioned how that reinforced her decision […]

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  • #15 I’m SO ready… for Lent!

    #15 I’m SO ready… for Lent!

    In the blink of eye I looked up and saw it was the first week of February (already?!?).  Picking at my field greens and sipping my soup, I mentioned to my friend, a fellow authorpreneur, that January blew by like a freight train.  She lit up in agreement, and mentioned how that reinforced her decision […]

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