Dr. Tom Curran shares a story from St. Patrick ’s Day and continues to explore the topics of asceticism and mortification. Tom reads quotes from St. Augustine, Hans Urs von Balthasar and Fullness of Life: Historical Foundations for a New Asceticism by Margaret Miles.
Dr. Tom Curran explores the penitential practice of fasting during the Lenten season. Tom reflects on 2Corinthians 5: 20-6:2 and shares stories about the importance of witness.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on moments of reading scripture that have changed his life. Tom prays for President Joseph Biden and shares the story of the first time he studied the Bible.
Dr. Tom Curran connects ten strategies for coaching basketball to spiritual principles: 1. play like a champion, 2. jump ball, 3. take your time on offense, 4. play high-pressure defense, 5. take advantage of mismatches, 6. make the weakest player beat you, 7. don’t let the best player beat you, 8. last two minutes/the game changes, 9. don’t worry about fouls, and 10. don’t goof off.