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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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January 8th, 2014

Go early to an appointment today. Observe the joy of being well prepared.…

January 7th, 2014

Today, call a friend whom you have not seen for a long time and tell him/her you appreciate their friendship.…

January 6th, 2014

Take a moment to consider what you can do today to make it different from the last.…

January 5th, 2014

Whether you succeed or fail today, have courage to keep moving forward.…

January 3rd, 2014

Today, do at least one thing to strengthen your belief in God — go to mass, read a favorite scripture passage, take a walk in nature.…

January 2nd, 2014

Instead of relying on others, rely on God to understand you and point you towards happiness.…

January 1st, 2014

Today, thank God for the everyday things God does in your life that you sometimes take for granted.…

December 31st, 2013

Reflect for 60 seconds today on a moment in your life in which laughter has helped in a difficult situation.…

December 30th, 2013

Today, complete any tasks that you have been putting off and even start work that is not due for a while.…

December 29th, 2013

Think of the coworker that annoys you most and analyze what it is about them that irritates you. What does that tell you about yourself?…

December 28th, 2013

Avoid getting angry today and instead resolve any conflict peacefully.…

December 27th, 2013

Today do one nice thing for someone you do not know.…

December 26th, 2013

Don’t waste time on Facebook or surfing the Internet today. Spend that time with the people who are important to you.…

December 25th, 2013

A blessed and merry Christmas from your friends at Busted Halo! May today and every day of the Christmas season be filled with hope, love, joy and peace.
The Advent calendar contest is over. Thanks so much for being a part of it! We hope you’ll tune in to BustedHalo.com every day for our Daily Jolts, MicroChallenges, and ongoing conversations about faith. And stay tuned for our Lenten Calendar in March!…

December 23rd, 2013

Give $10 or more to the KLM Foundation — changing the world one child at a time by helping to improve access to higher education and social opportunities for talented young people from marginalized communities in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa.…

December 22nd, 2013

Today find a peaceful solution to a problem or disagreement. Talk through the situation with the other people affected.…

December 21st, 2013

Today, gather any winter clothes you won’t be wearing this season and give them to Goodwill or another local ministry or nonprofit organization that accepts clothing as part of its mission.…

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