Next time something good happens, stop whatever you are doing, give it a second and appreciate that moment. Stopping to smell the roses”? It’s true. People who take time to appreciate beauty around them really are happier. The key component to effective savoring is focused attention. By taking the time and spending the effort to appreciate the positive, people … Continue reading Enjoy the Simple Things in Life
We will see an increase in boastfulness in the end times. But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of stress. For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, inhuman, implacable, slanderers, profligates, fierce, haters of good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of … Continue reading Incase You didn’t Know 😢
Adult Friend Temperance Day 8: Humillity Do not boast or brag to your friends about your accomplishments. Bragging is ugly. There’s a difference between excitement and bragging. We know you’re thrilled about your new “toy,” but others may be cutting back on their basic needs — be sensitive. As John Wooden said, “Talent is God given. … Continue reading Do You Boast and Brag?
"...Now, observe, my daughter, the contrast between the luxurious dress of many women, and the raiment and adornments of Jesus... Tell me: what relation do their fine shoes bear to the spikes in Jesus' Feet? The rings on their hands to the nails which perforated His? The fashionable coiffure to the Crown of Thorns? The … Continue reading Warning of St. Anthony Mary Claret Concerning Immodest and Worldly Fashions
Well besides the fact that being a Carmelite is "cool" below are some of the ways I honor our Lord by being a "Classy Carmelite". To have or reflect a high standard of personal behavior with a deep love for God as our Blessed Virgin Mother Mary does. To have and show a pleasingly graceful … Continue reading Why I chose to name my page Classy Carmelite.
Adult Friend Temperance Day 7: Honesty Admit to your friend when you’ve made a mistake or have done something wrong. Resource: OneParishApp
Adult Friend Temperance Day 6: Honesty Be honest with your friend or mentor about your relationship with God; it’s okay to admit you’re not where you would like to be. GOD LOVES US AND WANTS US TO HAVE A PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM God loves us even if we haven’t loved him. “In this is … Continue reading It’s okay to admit you’re not where you would like to be.