Kick Down Your Pride with the Humility Virtue Challenge

A modern examination of conscience.  (But not too modern… we’re loyal to the teachings of the Catholic Church here!)

Many who are first will be last, and the last will be first.  Matthew 19:30

Humility:  First, say to yourself, “I’m such a terrible person. I can’t do anything right.”  Now pick the most gruesome public mortification you can think of. Go stand on the street corner and let the world know how awful you are. Bingo. Right?

Wrong. Continue reading “Kick Down Your Pride with the Humility Virtue Challenge”

The meek will inherit the earth

A modern examination of conscience. (But not too modern… we’re loyal to the teachings of the Catholic Church here!)

All too often we find ourselves letting anger get the best of us. We raise our voices at our kids, or give the silent treatment to our spouse. Parenting (heck, any relationship) can be frustrating, and it’s easy to let things get under our skin.

This month, we will take a closer look at meekness. What is it, what does it call us to do or avoid, and how can we cultivate this virtue? Continue reading “The meek will inherit the earth”