An Extra Day

Leap Day. February 29th. It comes once every four years – a novelty like a shooting star. It's somewhat extraordinary when you think about it. I say somewhat because science has boiled it down to a basic understanding. We really get 365 and 1/4 days each year so those quarters add up to an extra … Continue reading An Extra Day

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Sharing in Sacraments

Sacraments.  You may hear the word and automatically think of Baptisms and First Communions, but there are some other types of sacraments that we far too often overlook.  Believe it or not, if we don't pay attention we may just bypass sacraments multiple times a day! I'm talking about "Small S Sacraments" or those occurrences, … Continue reading Sharing in Sacraments

Best day(s) of my life

If you had to pick the singular best day of your life, could you do it?  For some, certain days may stand out more than others.  There's the day you marry the love of your life, or welcome a new bundle of joy to the family.  There's days of achievement like graduations and job promotions … Continue reading Best day(s) of my life

#100HappyDays

It's a challenge set out to see if you could be happy for 100 days straight – sounds easy enough right?  Well, as it turns out over 70% of people who take on this challenge to post a picture everyday of one thing that makes them happy, fail. Most say that they are just too … Continue reading #100HappyDays

13 lessons I learned in 2013

13. Count to 10 and take a deep breath. My mom has always told me that patience is a virtue.  Unfortunately, I lack it. But what I have learned in 2013, is that sometimes you have no other choice than to be patient.  Whether its dealing with people who infuriate you, to worrying about things … Continue reading 13 lessons I learned in 2013