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
Adult Friend Temperance Day 10: Humility Express joy and happiness for your friends when something good happens for/to them first, even if this is something you wish for but do not have yourself. Romans 15:13 (RSV) May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power … Continue reading Express Joy and Happiness for Your Friends
Adult Friend Temperance Day 9: Humility Celebrate your friends’ accomplishments - throw them a party, send a congratulatory note, or give them a heart-felt toast. Today's Saint: St. Bernadette Soubirous When St. Bernadette was a young girl living in Lourdes, France, she saw a vision of Our Lady. “I am the Immaculate Conception,” Mary … Continue reading Celebrate Your Friends’ Accomplishments!
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?