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April 18th, 2014
It is presumptuous in me to wish to choose my path, because I cannot tell which path is best for me. I must leave it to the Lord, Who knows me, to lead me by the path which is best for me, so that in all things His will may be done. — Teresa of Ávila

microchallenge

FAST by eating only one full meal today (other times you eat/snack should be smaller), and remember, no meat!

PRAY — find some time for prayer between 12 and 3 p.m., when we typically mark the time Jesus was dying on the cross.

GIVE — watch and share these Virtual Stations of the Cross.



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February 27th, 2012

FAST from over-commitment — say “no” in order to simplify your life.
PRAY for help in simplifying and clarifying your thinking about a problem.
GIVE away something that adds clutter to your life so that you can live more simply.…

February 26th, 2012

FAST from discriminatory behavior today towards other people (no matter where they’re from, who they are, what religion they belong to, political affiliation, or the way they look.)
PRAY for the inner strength that comes from knowing who you are and the conviction to pursue your goals no matter what others think.
GIVE at least 15 minutes to thinking about a long-term goal and a definitive step you can take toward it this week.…

February 25th, 2012

FAST from overthinking decisions.
PRAY to be more confident in your abilities and more active in your faith.
GIVE a call to a parish or community ministry today to schedule time to volunteer in a parish or community ministry this week.…

February 24th, 2012

FAST from walking past people without acknowledging their presence — even strangers.
PRAY for the whole human family.
GIVE five minutes of time to a conversation with someone you see regularly but don’t know well (regular waitress, colleague, crossing guard, store clerk, pew-mate at Mass).
Learn more about Sister Lucy Poulin.…

February 23rd, 2012

FAST from unnecessary transportation today — walk and take the stairs when you have the chance.
PRAY for an appreciation of your age and stage in life right now — not longing for the past or future.
GIVE away or recycle things that remind you of negative or unhealthy habits from your past.…

February 22nd, 2012

FAST from eating one meal today.
PRAY for the realization that you are not in this all alone and for the strength to depend on God alone.
GIVE the money you would have spent on that one meal to a homeless person on the street, or go out of your way to give it to someone in need.…

February 21st, 2012

Talk with someone today that you feel truly lives their faith, and share with them the importance of your faith and what it means to you.…

February 20th, 2012

Today, find something in your life you tend to complain about and make every attempt to see the glass as half full in respect to it.…

February 19th, 2012

Take a “prayer walk” today. Take a small walk outside that you do not normally do and realize God’s hand in the beauty of nature.…

February 17th, 2012

Today, perform a small act of charity, for someone you know or a stranger, and reflect on how it serves your faith.…

February 16th, 2012

Today, think about someone you know whose faith makes them seem more alive to you, and look at the world through their eyes.…

February 15th, 2012

Contemplate how science and your faith actually work together and not in opposition to one another for a few minutes today.…

February 14th, 2012

Practice something today you find difficult to do and do not worry about failing.…

February 13th, 2012

Be a religious thinker — make a list today of things you doubt and submit them to the BustedHalo® Question Box.…

February 12th, 2012

Practice being alive today. Do something that makes you feel more alive.…

February 11th, 2012

Pray by doing today — do a mindful act of service for someone else.…

February 10th, 2012

Pray the news today — read one news article and consider who needs your prayers.…

February 9th, 2012

Treat yourself to a small pleasure today.…

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