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September 2nd, 2014
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. — David Brinkley

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Today, take the criticism of others in stride and try to use it as motivation.



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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.…

February 7th, 2012

Eat lunch outside today, or, if it’s winter where you are and it’s too cold, at least eat by a window with a view of nature.…

February 6th, 2012

Take a leap of faith today and do something that might have uncertain results.…

February 5th, 2012

Concentrate today on what brings you joy.…

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