Listen. Think. Act.

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the Feast of Mary, Mother of God 2017 Listen. Think. Act. That is a mantra or slogan for many different groups. Some seek to battle prejudice and bias. Other groups hope to eliminate poverty or reduce crime. I have even found some companies use it as a way of increasing … Continue reading Listen. Think. Act.

God is with Us

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent 2016 The name Emmanuel means, “God is with us.” This is a title we use for Jesus frequently during the Advent and Christmas season, but it’s impact should stay with us throughout the year. The Incarnation, God becoming human in the person of Jesus Christ, … Continue reading God is with Us

Instruments of Joy

Today is a great day! This year the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary falls on the first Friday of October, which is also World Smile Day. The two have nothing to do with one another? I think you are mistaken. Tradition holds that in the early 13th century, Our Lady appeared to St. … Continue reading Instruments of Joy

Breath of Mercy

These days there are numerous phone apps that can help you keep track of your health – diet, fitness, and even heart rate. One such app that I stumbled upon recently is called Breathe, which notifies you periodically to stop and practice a  deep breathing repetition for a couple of minutes. It’s really not a … Continue reading Breath of Mercy

Get This App: Reimagining the Examen

I love to find tools to help Everyday Stewards on their daily walk and today I want to share one such tool with you. If you are familiar with the Everyday Stewardship spirituality, you know that the prayers of St. Ignatius of Loyola play a big part in our daily life, especially the Suspice and … Continue reading Get This App: Reimagining the Examen

God is Smiling Upon Us

While on vacation this week, I will be reposting 2 popular posts from 2015 and then this week's Everyday Stewardship reflection on Thursday.  This post first appeared on July 21, 2015. Another characteristic of an everyday steward is that he/she is prayerful. It would seem that would be a given. Certainly any follower of Jesus is called to … Continue reading God is Smiling Upon Us

Prayer for the Dead

In light of recent world and domestic events, I offer the following for our reflection and prayer: Prayer for the Dead Into your hands, O Lord, we humbly entrust our brothers and sisters. In this life you embraced them with your tender love; deliver them now from every evil and bid them enter eternal rest. … Continue reading Prayer for the Dead