5 Surprising Benefits of Volunteering | Next Avenue

The power of volunteering has been documented for the last 2,500+ years, however a slew of recent research is shedding even more light onto its surprising benefits. Science now proves what great leaders and philosophers have known for years: “One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits … Continue reading 5 Surprising Benefits of Volunteering | Next Avenue

Restoring Virtue

As I stated n one of the last few blogs, I am reading a great book, The war on Prosperity, and the book, as I stated, is one of the best books I have read in a long time. But that's not what this blog is about, it's about what I have learned from the book. Last … Continue reading Restoring Virtue

How Blessed am I!

It has been a few days, well weeks for me and the blog. I have not really been able to post. To much going on, and to little time. But today I thought I would give it a try. Over the last two weeks I have been blessed with have two young mien join my … Continue reading How Blessed am I!


Catholics are called to a life of service, we are baptized in to it and Jesus himself  lived the example of it for us. But what is being a servant? How do we live a life of servanthood in the modern world, and better yet, how do we teach this to our youth when most … Continue reading Servanthood

A little Charity Please…

Charity may be a very short word, but with its tremendous meaning of pure love, it sums, up man’s entire relation to God and to his neighbor. – St. Aelred of Rievaulx       Charity… What is Charity? We hear a lot about this word, we hear that charity will help us get in … Continue reading A little Charity Please…

To all Men: Charity

To all Men: Charity   Really before I even get started, all men includes all woman all children all every person….   Charity…  Here are a few definitions for the word…   1. generous actions or donations to aid the poor, ill, or helpless: to devote one's life to charity.   2. something given to … Continue reading To all Men: Charity

The Best things to Give

The folloing was sent to me in an email, I am not sure who the original auther is, but I found it very profound and wanted to share it with you. I will list them here, and over the next few blogs I will break each one down (The break downs will be my own … Continue reading The Best things to Give