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The Emptiness of Me, Myself, and I

Last edited 19th May 2016

I like G-Eazy's recent hit "Me, Myself, and I" as much as the next person. It's catchy, fun, and, at first listen, seems to contain a message I'm all about.

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God's Encouragement for Our Race

Last edited 11th May 2016

Always knew that to follow Gods’ path require faith in Him, just like a child trust in his parents’ decisions. Well, one thing is knowing it, but another is truly living it. Yesterday was a great example in my life. I was running 14 km at the City to Surf race, it was a very hot day and I was feeling tired, with less energy than the previous years. But here I was trying to accomplish something that was important for me. At the start of the race I met a lovely woman (Natasha) similar to my age who offered me and another friend to take us back to the start of the race when we finished. The Pushing PointI started the race very well, managing my breathing, after 8 km I started feeling extremely hot and wanted to stop, but I don’t give up easily. I continued the race when I saw Natasha in the 10 km water stop station. “Hi! I feel so tired”, she told me, which I replied: “Me too! but lets finish it” . On the last 2 km I started feeling an acute pain on my knee which I tried to avoid. Natasha, very kindly told me: “We can stop for a bit”. “No! lets keep going and finish this together”, I said. Which we did it! I believe God put me Natasha on the last part of the race to help me finish my goal. The same for her.

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From Atheist Profession to Catholic: An Interview with Dr Holly Ordway

Last edited 14th April 2016

By Brandon Vogt (WordOnFire.org)

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A Spiritual Formation Plan for Every Student

Last edited 13th April 2016

To spiritually form our students without resorting to guilt or shame requires a move away from behavior modification. Behavior shouldn’t be the benchmark for faith. A potential liability of behavior modification is that our students are spiritual babies. For example, when our students aren’t sleeping around and we hold up abstinence as Christian value, we give them a false sense of maturity.

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Pope’s Urbi et Orbi Blessing

Last edited 28th March 2016

With the weapons of love, God has defeated selfishness and death.

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“Behold the Lamb of God” Easter Wallpaper

Last edited 28th March 2016

“Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!” John 1:29.

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The REAL Pathway To More Success: Failure

Last edited 15th March 2016

When asked how it felt to fail so many times while building the light bulb, Thomas Edison said, “I didn’t fail 1000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1000 steps.” For many of us, our lives can also feel like long, tough processes with lots of steps- many of which end in failure.

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This is How to Talk to Your Friend Who is Gay

Last edited 13th March 2016

I remember thinking, “I wish I could lean on my Catholic brothers the way straight guys do… just be open about my struggles, sexual failings, and what I’m feeling.” I was so worried that I could not find a catholic guy to be vulnerable with out of fear of being rejected. After contemplating all this, (for about 20 minutes) I finally told him. And you know what he said to me? He said, “Nothing you can do will change the fact that you’re my friend, you’re my brother. And God loves you as His son no matter what the situation is.”

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Is This What You Call a Fast?

Last edited 10th March 2016

I really like lent. I love this yearly opportunity to scale back and turn towards God. I love a good excuse to start better habits again and draw closer to God in prayer. However, this year it isn’t feeling quite right.

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7 Reasons You Can’t Figure Out What Vocation You’re Called To

Last edited 9th March 2016

One of the great joys of being a teacher is watching my students' growing awareness of who or what they want to become. When they finally voice that decision for 'engineer', 'designer', 'university student', 'apprentice', I very often see a mix of composure, elation, eagerness and resolve in their faces and I know that, to some degree, my job is done. They are ready to move on.

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