Dr. Tom and Kari Curran discuss practices to grow in faith. Kari reflects on the temptation to ‘belong’ in the digital world and references a new documentary on Sr. Clare Crockett. Tom explores three common responses to prayer: become dull, stop praying, or become the prayer.
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by his daughter, Mary Grace, to discuss the gift and the battle of prayer. Tom and Mary Grace discuss some helpful books on growing in faith and give practical examples of the “good” things that can tempt one away from the best thing.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the difference between being led, pushed and driven into the desert. Tom answers the questions: What does the word Lent mean? What is the origin of the Lenten Season? What is the significance of 40?
Dr. Tom Curran begins the first full week of Lent by talking about the need for fresh bread and the intercession of guardian angels. Tom share stories about re-discovering hidden treasures, being caught ‘off-guard’, and experiencing interior humiliation.
Dr. Tom Curran shares stories from a recent family trip and discusses the themes of: fatherhood, “Be in the world, but not of the World,” the beauty of God in little things, the surprising way God speaks to you, and the pull from the glamour of evil.