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Maxim Week 35

We are well over half-way through the 55 Maxims Fr. Thomas Hopko has shared with us. Fifty-five maxims of Christian Living, maxims to work towards on our path to salvation. I've quite enjoyed digging into them and I hope that you have as well. Today, week 35... Think and talk about things no more than… Continue reading Maxim Week 35

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Maxim Week 34

Be awake, and be attentive. Be fully present where you are—wakefulness, watchfulness, attentiveness.Fr. Thomas Hopko This is a greatly important Maxim. I think one of the most important. We often live in the past or the future. Rarely in the moment. I am currently reading a book called "Time and Despondency: Regaining the Present in… Continue reading Maxim Week 34

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5 Ways to Force Yourself Out of the Doldrums

Do you ever feel stuck? Stuck in the doldrums? I like to use this word but what does this word even mean? Did you know that “doldrum” is a colloquial expression derived from historical maritime usage? In maritime usage it is the place in the ocean affected by low pressure in an area around the… Continue reading 5 Ways to Force Yourself Out of the Doldrums