Solitude: Facts & Best Practices

In a world that has become so busy, having some time alone can be often difficult to achieve. Many do not even see the need to create time to be by themselves, seeing it solely as an act that has negative connotations.  However, being alone isn’t such a bad thing, and practice is needed toContinue reading “Solitude: Facts & Best Practices”

When Love Hurts: What do you do?

The Bible tells us that the greatest virtue of all is love (1 Cor. 13:13), and the same is also a pre-requisite for the sacrament of Holy Matrimony to take place. Jesus Christ further instructs us to love even as He has loved us, telling us that the greatest commandment of all is Love andContinue reading “When Love Hurts: What do you do?”

Forgiveness: 9 Practical Tips To Make It Easier

Indeed, it can be very challenging to forgive someone. More so, when the wrong done is a very grievous and painful one. A lot of people have even made decisions never to forgive certain persons in their lives on account of one offense or the other. As a result, the weight of these grudges andContinue reading “Forgiveness: 9 Practical Tips To Make It Easier”

7 Ways to Keep Your Friendships Non-Toxic

Stay Positive Flip negative statements by highlighting the positive aspect of the situation. Acknowledge a not-so-pleasant current situation and think through a positive solution with your friend. If there is no immediate solution, listen and have compassion. Offer to pray. Overall, let your friend associate you with realistic optimism.   Give the Temperament a Chance WeContinue reading “7 Ways to Keep Your Friendships Non-Toxic”

10 Easy Ways to Spark Conversation with a New Person

Pray Before You Approach Say a prayer before approaching the new person. A short prayer like: Come o Holy Spirit, said sincerely and with faith, is enough. Downplay the Apparent Difference  Get to know them and maybe if you hit it off, one day in the near future, you will learn where her accent isContinue reading “10 Easy Ways to Spark Conversation with a New Person”

8 Christian Responses to Racism

1. Ask yourself: Is this a situation that the law can help? It is important to know whether the discrimination at issue is one where the law normally protects you.  For instance, a refusal to admit you into a particular school based solely on your race or ethnicity in a country where discrimination based onContinue reading “8 Christian Responses to Racism”