Lent. It's coming in only 3 days! Have you given any thought to Lent, and what your hopes are? Are you struggling with what to give up, or what to do in general? Maybe you've given up soda for the past 5 years, or 10. Or chocolate. Or whatever. You give it up, maybe imbibing… Continue reading Are You Ready for Your Best Lent Ever?
Are you struggling with uncertainty? It is a tough place to be. On the one hand, you want to trust that God holds the future--yet, on the other hand you are human and have no idea how it will work out! Check out my article that I wrote on the subject over at Ignitum Today:… Continue reading Expectations and Certainty
"Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future."--Oscar Wilde This quote tells the truth of the matter: no one started a saint. In fact, many saints started as tremendous sinners. On the other hand, if one is a sinner, there is still time. A great sinner has the potential to become a… Continue reading Saints and Sinners
This seven quick takes is brought to you by Galatians 5! This year, resolve to pray for and seek the fruits of the spirit! (Note: this isn't the whole list, but it covers most of them!) 1. Love. Love for God and our neighbor--that is what should drive us this year and always. In fact, even love… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes-Fruits of the Spirit for 2015
Living a healthy life can seem daunting, especially after years of bad habits. "How will I live without Doritos?" you wonder. Or, "I don't have time to exercise!" Or pray, or cook, or sleep. The list of excuses goes on. You may hope to live a healthier lifestyle in 2015, and be resolving to do… Continue reading Small Steps to A Healthy Life
Welcome to Part III of the Wellness series, Physical Wellness! This is the last part of the series. You can read Part I-Spiritual Wellness here, and Part II-Emotional Wellness here. Our bodies are integral to who we are. People do not see our soul; they see our physical self! The state of our bodies affects… Continue reading Physical Wellness-Part III
"It's the most wonderful time of the year," a famous song quips. People are running to and fro, putting on celebrations and buying gifts. They are signing and sending off Christmas cards with cheery messages. All of a sudden, generosity is rampant. Everyone seems to be giving to charity (some to get tax deductions--but that's… Continue reading To Be A Christmas People