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CatholicBoyRichard, my brother in Christ, reblogged a great post No BOOGEY-MEN! Perceptions vs. realities of the Catholic Church. It’s an interesting view of a former Protestant and the inconsistencies he discovered when he dove into the deep end.
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Magnetic Christianity is a unique blend of motivational, positive mental attitude and self-help thinking, all with a Biblical perspective. It will help you to identify, understand and enhance the gifts that God has given you to live a fuller life. But more importantly, it will enable you to draw others to Christ and build the Kingdom of God. After all, isn’t that what we’re supposed to be doing?
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I learned from Brandon Vogt’s interview of Marc Barnes, the author of Bad Catholic (an awesome blog) is a mere 18 years old. So I stumbled upon How to Pray Badly on Marc’s blog. A good read for reflection on saints.
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I love split pea soup and I found at my local grocery store ‘Sarah’s spicy split pea soup mix’ from the Women’s Bean Project. They “are a nonprofit organization that teaches job readiness and life skills for entry-level jobs through employm!ent in our gourmet food production and handmade jewelry manufacturing businesses. Women come with the goal of transforming their lives and moving toward self sufficiency.”
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Fasting is a popular topic for Lent. Here’s an interesting view of fasting from St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Francis de Sales, Pope Benedict XVI, and from scripture.
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The Reverend Know-It-All is a treasure trove of Q&A from Saint Lambert Parish in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
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