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October 20th, 2014
I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. — Martha Washington


Today, try to think of the positive side of everything that happens, whether it seems good or bad at the time.

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April 6th, 2013

Take time out of your busy schedule today to help someone in need of assistance.…

April 5th, 2013

Take at least two minutes today to remind yourself of some anonymous actions of kindness and love you’ve performed. Where can you do one today?…

April 4th, 2013

Start a chain reaction of good deeds and actions today.…

April 3rd, 2013

Pray to have patience with all the situations you faced with today.…

April 2nd, 2013

Today, go beyond what is expected of you to reach excellence in each of your projects and tasks.…

April 1st, 2013

Take a minute to reflect on a moment when you felt deeply embarrassed in your life. What can you do today to let go of that embarrassment?…

March 30th, 2013

FAST from being private about your faith today.
PRAY for the courage to share with others what your faith means to you.
GIVE the gift of inspiration to a friend by telling her/him about a time when you’ve experienced God’s love. BONUS: Share your experience of God’s love in the comments section below. We’d love to read it!…

March 29th, 2013

FAST by eating only one full meal today (other times you eat/snack should be smaller), and remember, no meat!
PRAY for the courage to be a true follower of Jesus.
GIVE — share these virtual Stations of the Cross with your friends today.…

March 27th, 2013

FAST from being waited on today.
PRAY that you have the stamina and courage to practice your faith in the public eye.
GIVE — at meals today (at the office, at school, etc.) go out of your way to serve other people.…

March 26th, 2013

FAST from electricity for one hour today.
PRAY for those who are still struggling to put their lives together after natural disasters.
GIVE $10 or more to the Robin Hood Relief Fund for Hurricane Sandy.…

March 25th, 2013

FAST from unnecessary talking today (try eating at least one meal in silence).
PRAY quietly using meditation today.
GIVE undivided attention to everyone who speaks to you today.…

March 24th, 2013

FAST from “screen time” — no TV, computer, cell phones, tablets, e-readers, movies, or anything else with a screen today.
PRAY — attend a Palm Sunday Mass today.
GIVE — tell three people why you love them today.…

March 23rd, 2013

FAST from wasting water. Take shorter showers, use your “grey water” or dish water to water plants.
PRAY for those who lack fresh drinking water.
GIVE $10 or more to WaterAid America or any other organization committed to providing fresh water to the thirsty.
(“Down in the River to Pray”)…

March 22nd, 2013

FAST from needless eating and/or drinking (snacking, tasting, and comfort eating). (And meat, don’t forget it’s Friday.)
PRAY for the ability to be better stewards of food — be thankful, be aware of where food comes from, be mindful of the hungry.
GIVE by sharing a meal or gift of fresh fruits and vegetables with someone in need.…

March 21st, 2013

FAST — let go of the need for everything to be perfect today.
PRAY for your friends — the people who hold you together.
GIVE $10 or more to Busted Halo, a community of “saints in the making” where we’re all on a journey toward God.…

March 20th, 2013

FAST from using your cell phone today. So, no calls, no texts, no news, no games.
PRAY for the ability to accept and love the body God gave you.
GIVE forgiveness to someone who has hurt you.…

March 19th, 2013

FAST from saying negative things about and to people — the people you know and the people you don’t know.
PRAY for calmness and to keep your temper in check.
GIVE a compliment or an uplifting message to two or more people you have ever offended with your words.…

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