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Hobbies Are A Great Time To Teach Virtue

As a Christian parent, there are some important virtues that I want my boys to have before they graduate from high school.  I want my boys to have faith, goodness, knowledge (general and spiritual), self-control, perseverance, godliness, affection for the church, and love (2 Peter 1:5-7). 234 more words

Parenting

Getting Confidence Without Having to Teach Seven Kids

Hello, dear reader!  How’s your Tuesday so far?  Surprisingly amusing, I hope.

Today I’d like to talk to you about confidence.  All sorts of things can knock our self-esteem sideways, and sometimes we might not realise how much of our oomph we’ve lost until it feels too late to do anything about it.   620 more words

Miscellaneous

What Is Better: Being Productive or Being Lazy?

“I HATE PRODUCTIVE PEOPLE.” That was the title of a recent video by Emma Blackery, in which she talks about how awful it is to be around productive people when you are a “lazy” person, a video she starts by saying that secretly, she’s actually just jealous. 931 more words

Open-minded

28 July ― 16 Kalimát

Those “kindreds, people and nations” signify those who are gathered under the shadow of the Qur’án, not permitting the Cause and Law of God to be, in outward appearance, entirely destroyed and annihilated — for there are prayer and fasting among them — but the fundamental principles of the Religion of God, which are morals and conduct, with the knowledge of divine mysteries, have disappeared; the light of the virtues of the world of humanity, which is the result of the love and knowledge of God, is extinguished; and the darkness of tyranny, oppression, satanic passions and desires has become victorious. 377 more words

Bahá'í Calligraphy

Angel's Share

I am of substance
not always of means
but oaken of heart
sturdy spirit aged
long in the barrel
that clock hands
well coopered with… 82 more words

POETRY

Thoughts for July 26 from Fr Willie Doyle

During a visit our Lord seemed to urge me not to wait till the end of the war, but to begin my life of reparation at once, in some things at least.

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