Dr. Tom and Kari Curran share stories from their summer break including what happened when they ‘unplugged’ for the summer! Kari gives tips for planning summer activities and Tom talks about how you can’t take a vacation from your vocation.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the story of Moses leading the Israelites for forty years through the desert and talks about the temptation to grumble during Lent. Tom explores three attitudes to grow in reverential patience displayed by Jesus during His time of temptation in the desert. To conclude, Tom shares quotes from saints on intercessory prayer.
Is your New Year’s resolution to grow in the virtue of patience? Dr. Tom Curran reads insights from St. Bonaventure on the role of leadership and the virtue of patience, written to superiors of Franciscan Friars. Tom applies Bonaventure’s 3-fold Shield of Patience to parents, business leaders and those with authority over others: 1. Answer everyone modestly, maturely and kindly. 2. Be a peacemaker. 3. Persevere.