Love, Love, Love

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 6th Sunday of Easter 2016 I found this list online of 101 Ways to Show You Love Somebody. It was produced as a project in secondary schools somewhere in the United Kingdom, and was apparently inspired by a similar list and project in Iowa. The ideas have to do … Continue reading Love, Love, Love

Video Reflection: Lost No More

I am traveling this week and have limited access to the Internet, so for the next 3 days I will be sharing with you videos that might be of use to you in your own personal reflection or in a parish/diocesan context. Today's video is an Everyday Stewardship reflection that debuted last week on the … Continue reading Video Reflection: Lost No More

My Sheep Hear My Voice

An Everyday Stewardship reflection for the 4th Sunday of Easter 2016 When I was little I would always cling to the same routine each night before going to bed. I would say to my parents, “Good night.” They would respond, “Good night.” I then would say, “See you tomorrow, okay?” I would await their response of … Continue reading My Sheep Hear My Voice

No Rewind; Press Play Now

I post this as I am spending a few days with my two youngest children at the beach. Family is a precious gift. Mercy is a precious gift. Sometimes, when we are open to it, the two come together for something extraordinary. I have heard the saying, "Hold your friends close, and your enemies even … Continue reading No Rewind; Press Play Now

3 Days with Jesus

I am posting Everyday Stewardship reflections for Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday today so people can use them in advance of the Triduum, rather than check back each day. From LPI, my family, and myself, many wishes for a Blessed Triduum and a great start to the Easter Season. Remember, Easter is not just … Continue reading 3 Days with Jesus

An Everyday Steward is Committed

For the 5 Sundays of Lent and Passion Sunday, the Everyday Stewardship reflection will look at each of the 6 characteristics of an Everyday Steward, as contained in the book of the same name. Check back each Thursday on the Main Thing Blog for that Sunday’s reflection. 5th Sunday of Lent – 2016 I had a conversation … Continue reading An Everyday Steward is Committed

God’s Gift of Leisure from LA

I have taken a day after the LA Congress so 4/5 of our family can relax on the CA coast. Now, I have a cross-country travel day. So this is not a new post, for it appeared in the Main Thing Blog just several weeks after we started it, but it does speak to my current … Continue reading God’s Gift of Leisure from LA