Explore a Catholic perspective on the popular, secular book The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters by Emily Esfahani Smith. Dr. Tom and Kari Curran share faith-filled insights and practical examples to expand-upon the author’s four sources of ‘enduring meaning’: belonging, storytelling, purpose and transcendence.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on eight contrasting statements between the season of Lent and the season of Easter: 1.) Linked by the Triduum: Lent vs. Easter, 2.) Toward the cross vs. away from the tomb, 3.) Enough is enough vs. too much, 4.) Pruned to bloom vs. bloom bearing fruit, 5.) You accompany Jesus in the desert vs. Jesus accompanies you today, 6.) Giving up attachments vs. attaching to Jesus, 7.) Slavery from sin vs. adoption into the family of God, and 8.) Removing stumbling blocks vs. being a stumbling block.
Dr. Tom Curran shares insights about how to have a good Holy Week! Tom references stories about flushing out the garbage threatening the spiritual life, advocating for the poor ones of God, attending the Shen Yun performance, and evangelization through the truth, goodness and beauty of family life.
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Monday Co-hosts Fr. Kurt Nagel and Pam Gunderson to celebrate President’s Day by reflecting on quotes from American presidents. Read Along! (WhatChristiansWanttoKnow.com) The panel discusses the role of Christianity throughout the history of the United States of America.