Don’t Hold High Expectations Of Other People And You Won’t Be Disappointed

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Are you disappointed about how another person you know treats you? Are you angry, anxious or crying right now because someone behaved badly towards you? Then you need to read this. The reason we are disappointed about another persons actions is because we make high expectations of them. If we … Continue reading Don’t Hold High Expectations Of Other People And You Won’t Be Disappointed

Spiritual Direction Is Much More Than Good Advice

Image by Ghinzo from Pixabay Everyone has a spiritual director these days. In America, at least, I notice they talk about them as if they're like a smart phone, every Catholic has to have one. There is a danger of looking at spiritual direction as mere good advice for the recipient.I've lots to write on … Continue reading Spiritual Direction Is Much More Than Good Advice

Why Do We Feel Happier In The Wild?

Copyright: Stephen McElligott I'm peering at the rain through my modern double glazed windows as it falls lightly upon the weather beaten grass in my backyard. throughout my thought process I wondered about all our ancestors generations before us. What were their struggles living in a culture then considered a modern world? Every era has … Continue reading Why Do We Feel Happier In The Wild?

Be Concerned Only With Things And People Who Help Save Your Soul

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA I had a phone call recently from someone asking me to get involved in the business of photography. When I displayed a lack of interest there was a lot of irritation on their behalf. They couldn't understand what they saw as a good photographer with a lot of potential would reject the … Continue reading Be Concerned Only With Things And People Who Help Save Your Soul

St.John Chrysostom Teaches Us To Thank God For Wicked People

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay It is no easy task to be a Christian in a world of wickedness especially when we are focused on ridding the evil within us. Trying to practice Christianity while being surrounded by wicked people, can feel like a fat person losing weight surrounded by mountains of chocolate cake. Have … Continue reading St.John Chrysostom Teaches Us To Thank God For Wicked People