27 | The number one enemy of spiritual life

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HOPE is a theme of our podcast. HOPE. We keep coming back to it. Because we need a LOT of it. We need a lot of it because life is either challenging us, or even kicking us when we are down, and because we are leaning into new challenges that S-T-R-E-T-C-H us. Life is short…

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25 | INTERVIEW: Your Most Powerful Question, Dr. John Olesnavage

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In life, we often don’t make progress until we ask the RIGHT question.  That’s why we are so impressed with Dr. John Olesnavage’s approach: finding Your Most Powerful Question. He has written the book Your Most Powerful Question; Finding purpose and meaning in God’s plan.  It’s the fruit of years of professional work as a Doctor…

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23 | Finding Meaning and Purpose: Retirement and Midlife

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Meaning and purpose are big themes in transition.  Transitions like RETIREMENT, EMPTY NEST, or other WAKE-UP call you might have.  Where’s the excitement, meaning, purpose, discomfort, and discernment kicking in?  Where’s the expediency, fear, super cautious, or momentum kicking in?  We had a season on TRANSITIONS, starting at episode 2. John Paul II, in Christifideles…

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22 | Finding Meaning and Purpose: Values Impact

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Indeed as a person with a truly unique lifestory, each is called by name, to make a special contribution to the coming of the Kingdom of God. No talent, no matter how small, is to be hidden or left unused (cf. Mt 25:24-27) . . . . In this regard the apostle Peter gives us…

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20 | Finding Meaning and Purpose: Definition, JP2, and General Vocation

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This is a big topic! We Need Purpose and Meaning Think about times when you’ve felt that your actions had no meaning or purpose.  It was a pretty bad feeling! To say the least! Yikes. Well-being requires a sense of purpose and meaning.  Fortunately, as Christians, we have strong spiritual resources that help us find…

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