Are you willing to do something your friends way?

Adult Friend Challenge – Prudence #15: Docility  Be willing to do something your friend’s way even if you feel it doesn’t make a difference. If they care about how it’s done, care to value that as long as it doesn’t cause you or anyone else harm. Today's Saint: St. Juan Diego In sixteenth-century Mexico, Catholic missionaries … Continue reading Are you willing to do something your friends way?

Do you consider the advice of your trusted friends?

Adult Friend Challenge – Prudence #13: Docility  Seriously consider the advice of your trusted friends and mentors. Today's Saint: Bl. Jacinta and Bl. Francisco Bl. Francisco and Bl. Jacinta Marto were brother and sister. Together with their cousin Lucia, they saw Our Lady at Fatima, Portugal, when they were only nine and seven years old. Our … Continue reading Do you consider the advice of your trusted friends?

Are you willing to try new things with your friends?

Adult Friend Challenge – Prudence #12: Docility  Be willing to try new things with your friend - a new type of cuisine, a different activity, read a book they recommended, etc. Today's Saint: St. Juan Diego In sixteenth-century Mexico, Catholic missionaries found it difficult to persuade many of the natives to convert to Catholicism. One of … Continue reading Are you willing to try new things with your friends?

What Is the American Dream Today?

It's Drifted from the Vision of Our Founding Fathers. In the definition of the American Dream by James Truslow Adams in 1931, "life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement" regardless of social class or circumstances of birth. Is the American Dream Dead, Alive, … Continue reading What Is the American Dream Today?

Are you a stubborn friend?

Adult Friend Challenge – Prudence #11: Docility (a readiness or willingness to yield to the wishes of others) Think about areas in your friendships in which you are very stubborn; reflect on whether there is a legitimate reason for you to act that way, or if there are areas in which you can learn to be more … Continue reading Are you a stubborn friend?

Seek your trusted friends…

Adult Friend Challenge – Prudence #10: Circumspection Seek your trusted friends’ advice when you are facing a difficult personal decision. Resource: OneParishApp  Whether your circle of friends grows every weekend or has shrunk down to a handful trusted confidantes, it is undeniable that we are all social creatures who seek the comfort and support of others … Continue reading Seek your trusted friends…

Fun Things Your Friends Teach You

Adult Friend Challenge – Prudence #14: Docility  Be open to following directions from your friend if they have more experience or are particularly gifted in an area. Resource: OneParishApp Here's a few... 1. Honesty is the Best Policy. 2. How to dance! How to dance with a partner. 3. How to make something: Cook, build a … Continue reading Fun Things Your Friends Teach You