Smile a little more

At the heart of Be the Men, is the idea of challenge. Challenging ourselves to be better by doing hard things. Serving others. Humbling ourselves. Surrendering our will. Sacrificing. Deepening our faith. Defending the Church. Accepting challenges. But, there’s one bit to add here as a caveat. Doing all of Read more…

That’s high praise

Despite what many might tell you, Black Friday doesn’t kick off the Christmas season. It started yesterday with the first Sunday of Advent. For a lot of us, it’s really hard to find the real meaning of Christmas. It seems like December rolls around, then bam! It’s Christmas eve, we’re Read more…

Standard of Proof

Yesterday, we talked about the Case for Christ. Like the author, each of us is on a journey of discovering our Faith. We are constantly searching, collecting evidence, drawing conclusions, etc. It’s a lifelong process. And, we are all at different stages. Evidence that convinces us won’t necessarily convince John Read more…

Osmosis

A few emails back, we talked about Matthew Kelly. Well, in another one of his talks, he gives us this idea: How we interact with the world is a lot like osmosis – we are either affecting the world, or the world is affecting us, depending on which is more Read more…

Eye of the Tiger

Human beings have the ability to increase and advance physically, emotionally, intellectually, spiritually, etc. More times than not, we take this for granted. A tiger will grow and mature pretty much as much as nature allows. Last week, we talked about the best versions of ourselves, but is a tiger Read more…

Same team

Competition is good, right? It drives us to be better – whether that’s on a personal level at work, or in sports, or as a business. Competition can be a really good thing. But, for many of us, competition can take a wrong turn toward Envy. At its best, envy Read more…