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The F.U.N. Quotient

We’re big Lord of the Rings fans in this family. So, here’s a couple parodies that we really like. First, from Savage Chickens: The Starbucks locations in Middle Earth. Then, this “new” ending for the movie… (Parents please note: the video is PG-13, even tho’ it is a cartoon.)

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Among Women Podcast #146: The Power of a Praying Friend

It’s great to have a friend. It’s even greater to have a friend who not only prays, but joins you in prayer. Check out the latest episode of Among Women as we prepare to welcome the Year of Faith and search for ways to grow in sharing our faith with others. Here’s one idea: pray…

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This makes me think… about why sharing my faith is important… yeah, it’s all about Jesus.

JESUS CHRIST, THE GOOD NEWS OF GOD TO HUMANITY “The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is at hand; repent, and believe in the Gospel.” (Mk 1:15) The Christian faith is not simply teachings, wise sayings, a code of morality or a tradition. The Christian faith is a true encounter and relationship with Jesus…

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The F.U.N. Quotient… kids and guitars, and well, I was amazed!

It’s kids, it’s guitars, it’s choreography! I don’t know if I appreciated their playing more, or their smiles!

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Support a Catholic Speaker Month: Profiling Mary Ann Glendon

This blog post is in support of Catholic Speakers Month. Read all about this project, and the 100 speakers it profiles, on Brandon Vogt’s blog. An inspiring women As a Catholic woman who has attempted to live my faith in the daily tumult that is our society, and even dared to teach the faith, I’ve…

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It’s all about the relationship! Or, getting personal with Jesus in the Year of Faith…

The heart of the matter, when it comes to the Year of Faith is not the lines of the Catechism that you memorize, though that’s laudable… or the bible study you will be leading at your parish, though that’s fantastic… or the course your gonna take on Catholicism, though that’s a great commitment… or the…

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On foot in Boulder, Colorado… a rosary walk in God’s country…

So I’m in Boulder Colorado… my husband works in this town very often, so I’m riding shotgun, and enjoying working from the hotel room whose windows face the Flat Irons, those jagged mountains you see. Today I went out for a walk to pray my rosary and to prepare to attend Mass at the local…

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This makes me think… about the value of good friends — especially in light of eternity.

True friends don’t spend time gazing into each other’s eyes. They may show great tenderness toward each other, but they face in the same direction — toward common projects, interests, goals — above all, toward a common Lord. –C.S. Lewis as found in Albert Wells, Jr., Compiler, Inspiring Quotations (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1988), 76. image

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The F.U.N. Quotient… a little ditty to put a smile on your face

Sometimes the simpler the refrain and the less words a song has… the faster and more deeply I get the message. Enjoy this…  

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Among Women 145: Opening the Door of Faith

In Among Women 145 we look at Porta Fidei, the “door of faith”, Pope Benedict’s Apostolic Letter announcing the Year of Faith that begins on October 11, 2012. Plus we talk about the new evangelization in terms of being evangelized ourselves first, and then answering the call to evangelize others. This week’s “Blessed are They” segment…

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