Adult Friend Temperance Day 15: Humility Refrain from immediately reacting when your friend shares criticism, helpful or otherwise. Take a moment to reflect and find the grain of truth in what they are saying before responding. Learn to press pause, means listening and assimilating before opening mouth. Mentally say, “pause,” as if you’re reaching for … Continue reading Take a moment to reflect and find the grain of truth…
Adult Friend Temperance Day 14: Humility If you have a fight with your friend seek to let down your defenses and consider their side; don’t let your own pride force you into proving you are right. For all whom we love and value, for every friend and connection, we equally pray; however divided and far … Continue reading Don’t let your own pride force you into proving you are right.
Adult Friend Temperance Day 13: Humility Be willing to listen to your friend. Today's Saint: St. Gemma Galgani Even as a child Gemma Galgani would say, “Gemma can do nothing, but Gemma and Jesus can do all things.” Throughout her life she retained this simplicity. Jesus granted her many visions of Him, but she never … Continue reading Are You A Good Listener to Your Friends?
Adult Friend Temperance Day 12: Humility Sometimes it is best to graciously accept a compliment from a friend, while other times it is beneficial to acknowledge God’s role in equipping you; practice doing both in appropriate settings. Resource: OneParishApp Gratitude is the only acceptable way to acknowledge someone’s kind remarks. Sincere thankfulness won’t give off … Continue reading Accept a Compliment with Grace
Crosses Mary makes the road to holiness quick and easy, tho she doesn't take our crosses away. In fact, those who are particularly beloved by Mary often have more crosses than others, but Mary makes the crosses sweet and light. By giving ourselves to Jesus through Mary. Mary leads us to Jesus and makes the … Continue reading 💙 Blessed Mary Makes Crosses Sweet and Light 💙
It really works! How? We'll it's the little things that build a strong foundation so be an example in how you live your life and what other people "see you doing" actions can really speak louder than words. Okay, here's an example... I've finished shopping at Wal-Mart (yes I was crazy enough to go on … Continue reading Action Speak Louder than Words
Adult Friend Temperance Day 11: Humility Send your friend a note of encouragement listing some of the strengths, gifts, or talents they have, and how they have contributed toward your life. Resource: OneParishApp Brighten a day with words of encouragement. You probably know someone who is feeling down or going through one of life's rough … Continue reading Notes of Encouragement