Adult Friend Challenge – Prudence #22: Foresight Think ahead and keep track of important events that may impact your friend’s life - send him/her a quick note to let them know you’re thinking of them and ask if they need anything. Ways to keep track: Put date on calendars - Electronic and Paper Set reminders on … Continue reading Do you keep track of important events that may impact your friend’s life?
Act of Consecration to the Most Precious Blood Blood of Jesus, inebriate me! O Jesus, my Beloved Saviour, ever present in the Tabernacle, to be the strength, the joy and the food of souls, I come to consecrate myself to Thy Precious Blood, and to pledge Thee my sincere love and fidelity. Pierced with sorrow … Continue reading Act of Consecration to the Most Precious Blood
Just One Person If just one person believes in you Deep enough, and strong enough, believes in you Hard enough, and long enough Before you knew it, someone else will think "If he can do it, I can do it" Making it two Two whole people who believe in you And if two whole people … Continue reading If one person believes in you…
Adult Friend Challenge – Prudence #20: Foresight Set a regular time (e.g. monthly) to call or email a friend who has moved away but whose friendship you still value. Resource: OneParishApp
Adult Friend Challenge – Prudence #19: Foresight Consider your friends’ needs, whether emotional, physical, spiritual, or other; prayerfully and thoughtfully consider how you can care for them. Do nothing out of selfishness or out of vainglory; rather, humbly regard others as more important than yourselves, Philippians 2:3 Be Compassionate - Have compassion for yourself, reach out … Continue reading Do you consider your friends needs?
Adult Friend Challenge – Prudence #18: Foresight When meeting someone who you think could turn into a good friend, think ahead about how you can work to build and invest in that relationship - create opportunities. Fun opportunities to get to know each other without spending much. Grab a tea or coffee. If you’re a coffee or … Continue reading Create opportunities in new friendships.
Adult Friend Challenge – Prudence #21: Foresight Schedule a weekend trip every year or two, when able, to reconnect and maintain friendships with those who don’t live in the same town. Choose a time, location, and cost structure that will work for everyone who will attend. Odds are, if you’re visiting this friend, you’ve kept in … Continue reading Make Trips to Visit Out of Town Friends