Spring into Easter - 2019

For many people, January means new beginnings. “New year, new me,” right? But for me, my fresh start always begins in Spring. This is the season for the regrowth of the old and the first growth of the new. We break through that chill of winter that seems to be

Thanksgiving 2018

Thank you. Two simple words that when separate can be seen as two obsolete words that do not make a full statement. But when they are put together they become a distinct, full statement that has significant meaning behind it when we pause and think about what we are saying.

MAY 5th: SACRIFICE, PART 2

As we enjoy the celebrations of the Easter season, I present part 2 on my reflections on sacrifice. In it, I explore the living out of sacrifice in my own life, as a father, a husband and a man. During Lent, I reflected on the connection between Jesus’ sacrifice and

APRIL 5th: SACRIFICE

As we approach Holy Week and the Easter Triduum, I thought it was time to make good on my intentions to share some reflections with the Challenge community. I’ve been talking about doing a Lent/Easter blog post for almost 2 years. No more excuses! In John 15:13,

Faith- More Than a Feeling

Something that’s been on my mind and my heart a lot lately is the importance of faith. I feel like a lot of the times we as Christians or Catholics just cruise through life and go to mass on Sundays and when Lent hits we sort of just give