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.”
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Monday Co-Hosts Fr. Kurt Nagel and Pam Gunderson to give a ‘halftime check-in’ on the season of Lent and to reflect on Lenten quotes from St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta, St. John of the Cross, Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and St. Francis of Assisi.
Is your New Year’s resolution to pray more? Did you make a goal to renew your spiritual life in 2017? Dr. Tom Curran recommends several of his favorite books on prayer from authors such as: Hans Urs von Balthasar, C.S. Lewis, Fr. Jacques Philippe, Peter Kreeft, and more! Check out the full version of Dr. Tom Curran’s Book Recommendation List