Dr. Tom Curran talks about the common misunderstanding of one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit, Fear of the Lord. Tom encourages parents to see ‘the gift over the gap,’ pray for souls in purgatory, stand up for life, expect resistance, and use spiritual tools to repair and protect-from damage.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran reflect on the past year and explore their discerned resolutions for 2019. Kari talks about the absence of ‘presents,’ the call to simplify, and the book she’s resolved to read in 2019! Tom talks about how to concretize philosophical principles for growing in holiness through simple daily habits.
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.
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Julie Flynn and Laura Lee, parents and teacher at Emerald Heights Classical Arts High School, to discuss how to teach the mind, educate the heart and form the will. Later in the program, Tom explores St. Philip Neri’s three virtues to grow spirituality: humilitas, honestas and hilaritas.
Dr. Tom Curran shares insights teachings from St. Bonaventure, highlighting Bonaventure’s emphasis on the link between the five physical senses and the spiritual life. Tom asks for the intercession of St. Bonaventure and prays for listeners who feel overwhelmed with concern.
St. Bonaventure Quotes:
“Every creature is a divine word because it proclaims God.”