“If you’ve never heard the term neuroplasticity, you are in for such an exciting treat. I confess, I’m a bit of a science nerd. I’m fascinated with how the universe and our bodies work. I also crave every morsel of information and inspiration on how to become a more humble human being. Neuroplasticity, meet Humility! […]
“I once delivered a speech to 200 parish volunteers, thanking them for their generous service and remarking how giving of ourselves to help others is one of the pathways to the promise that God is making us beautiful in our time (Ecclesiastes 3:11). It was a total feel-good, celebratory moment. Until . . .” To […]
“Trigger: any spark of annoyance — from the more serious to the downright petty — that ignites your blood to boiling, incites comments you’ll later regret saying, and/or makes you act in ways that only worsen the situation. Also known as a precursor to an Instant Bad Mood. Let’s be frank, we all have triggers […]
“It’s so easy in today’s world to fall into that slump. You know the one: where you think everyone else is passing you by, you wonder where you were when God was handing out all the talent, you convince yourself you have nothing to offer to the world, and life just really, REALLY exhausts you. […]
“When I’m working on a new book, especially during the editing process, I set a goal of reading and re-reading the manuscript until I can read it straight through without finding a single typo or other mistake. Even with a publishing team working on the project, also scanning for errors, I will usually read a […]
“One of the most stunning lines in the Bible is where Jesus says: ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ (Matthew 25:40) This is so much more than a nice thought about extending a helping hand. There’s another powerful […]
High School Art Students to Honor “Five Years in Heaven” Star & Celebrated Artist Sister Augustine with “The Gussie Tribute Collection” Opening Event and Sale at ECCOTA Gallery on April 1 [See selected pieces from “The Gussie Tribute Collection” at the bottom.] On Friday, April 1, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., the Elk County Council on […]
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Beer-and-food pairing is made easy and fun for any occasion in my first curated beer-and-food pairing piece for Vegetarian Times! To read my three simple tips for pairing craft beer styles with food and to enjoy 18 delicious, paired recipes, please click HERE.
There are no greater gifts than those that come from our hearts. Click HERE to discover seven ways to spread the love anytime, anywhere!