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3 Steps to Start Figuring…

Take a blank sheet of paper and fold it in half, vertically. In the left column, write down all the things you don't want in a particular area of your life: your business, your career, a certain relationship, etc.…

Songs When You Just Need…

In no particular order, here are a handful of songs to help smooth off the rough edges of your day or simply recharge your batteries: Vienna (Billy Joel)Baby Grand (duet with Billy Joel and Ray Charles)Amazing…

When Life Hands You an…

Do you know what's even more awkward than confessing your sins to a priest? I'll tell you: having your assigned confessor tilt his head and say, "Speak into my ear—I've got hearing loss." "Bless me, Father, for I have…

Saying No, Guilt Free

In light of my Friday, May 22 interview on San Diego's Fox 5 Morning News ('Ultimate Reminders,') here are my tips for saying no, guilt free, along with a few other links and goodies to help you have FUN wit this. Enjoy,…

I Forgive You, Sister…

You know you've reached middle age when you start shushing your elders in church. I reached that point years ago, and I reached it again the other night, just before Mass.I don't know that she was a nun, or a sister, but…

The Affirmation That's…

This is too good not to share. From Norman Vincent Peale's classic book, The Power of Positive Thinking:"I believe I am always divinely guided;I believe I always take the right turn in the road;I believe God always makes…

Best Reason of All to…

I came across this quote in my prayer journal and couldn't not share it. It deserves a slow, careful read. Your reward will be a greater sense of peace—an especially valuable gift this time of year. Enjoy! "I was…

Hope, Even in Community…

"At the end of the day, God loves Michael Brown. God loves Darren Wilson."In case you missed those powerful words, attributed to Christopher Williams, you can read them here in their full context: In Ferguson, residents…