Me, Myself and I

When I was in Boy Scouts one of the merit badges I earned was Lifesaving. The most important lesson I took from that experience was that if a person is drowning you should never jump in to try to save them.  Instead, look for an object to throw to them to help them float or … Continue reading Me, Myself and I

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

#MillennialMonday : Donating Differently

When you hear the word 'Millennial' usually the words narcissist, distracted, superficial, whiny, incapable and a slew of other synonyms follow. What most people don't realize is that Millennials happen to be one of the more conscious, attentive and giving generations to date. They are increasingly aware of issues facing society and are more willing … Continue reading #MillennialMonday : Donating Differently

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

The Future Certainties

The unknown is perhaps the scariest element of our lives and how prepare for the future.  But I have come to experience that sometimes the certainties of the future can be the hardest to grapple with. Knowing exactly the things that await you can sometimes be even more difficult than dealing with the unknown.  Sure, … Continue reading The Future Certainties

Far and wide

Whenever you start a new chapter in your life it can be daunting. After all starting a new chapter means ending an old one. And ending an old chapter implies leaving parts of your life behind. That statement may have some truth to it. But what I have found to be true is that you … Continue reading Far and wide