Dr. Tom and Kari Curran discuss the overwhelming distraction of media in 2020 and reflect on ways to stay grounded in faith. Tom talks about the difference between reading a prayer and praying with fervor. Kari testifies to experiencing a ‘burn out’ from setting unrealistic expectations.
Dr. Tom Curran ponders the theology of 1. Paying attention to what’s showing up, and 2. Discerning what’s at stake in responding. Tom talks about changing out batteries, feeling his feelings, the fear of men, and recent news headlines.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran share stories about practical examples of encountering the front line of the battle between the cultural tsunami and faith-filled family life. Kari talks about her Mother’s Day hike and Tom talks about the contrast between profundity and intensity.
Dr. Tom Curran shares painful statistics about the damage of the cultural tsunami on Catholic youth and families. Tom talks about the dangers lurking in today’s culture: gender dysphoria, the digital world, movies, and more.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran talk about the importance of family meetings: manners, medical emergencies, media, and more! The Currans read their family Christmas letter and talk about how they helped their kids discern a Word of the Year.