If you're like me, sticking to that resolution is a challenge. This is the time of the month where we start to feel the stress of sticking to something. Sometimes we give in, but does that mean we give up? How do we keep consistent? I think God places like Fr. Mike says, a vision in your life. We all receive a vision of a better self at one time or another. I think what is key is to hold onto that vision in hope and act in faith with consistency. How is this achieved? Well, Fr. Mike is really good at explaining so I'll say no more! Just watch: (five minutes tops)
"In the solitude and silence of the wilderness..., for their labor in the contest, God gives his athletes the reward they desire: a peace that the world does not know and joy in the Holy Spirit."
Husband & father of four, graduate from Quincy University and currently a grad student at Franciscan University. Director of Faith Formation & Youth Ministry for All Saints Parish since January 2012.