One of the common issues facing
modern families is how to balance family and work. Add to
this the challenge of having time for oneself, and life
can feel like a treadmill of unfinished To Do lists.
Check out my Life
/ Work Balance enrichment piece to get some ideas for
keeping your balance.
CELL PHONES AND KIDS
What is the appropriate age for
a child to get a cell phone? A smart phone? Click
here to check out some facts, some opinions, and a process
PODCASTS & VIDEOS
ABOUT LIVING SIMPLY AND STUFF
Lenten Retreat podcast: Spend 45 minutes listening to
my podcast on simplifying life during Lent and beyond, hosted
by Elizabeth Reardon of Breadbox Media.
It's Date Night and you can't
think of anything new and exciting to do. Try one of these
romantic movies. Don't like any of them. Give me your
MY LATEST BOOK
My latest book is Blessed By Less: Clearing
Your Life of Clutter by Living Lightly. It's
a summary of what I learned by giving away at least one
thing a day for a year. It's a mix of practical tips and
spiritual wisdom that comes from living more lightly on
here to watch a 15 minute YouTube video about the book.
To find out more about Blessed By Less and my other
PS: Blessed By Less was
just awarded 1st Place by the Association of Catholic Publishers
in the category of "Inspirational Books."
Ministry Made Easy was launched at the Aug. 3-6,
2011 National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers
(NACFLM) Conference. This is a collaborative effort by five
long time NACFLM members (Kathy & Steve Beirne, Fr. Rob
Ruhnke, Pat Ennis, and myself).
Jim and I have done some 4 minute
marriage inspiration spots for American
Catholic Radio. You can listen to the whole 30 minute program
or, if you just want to hear our 4 minute Marriage Moment,
scroll to the middle of the program. Be patient. It may take
10 seconds to load. Among the 13 topics covered are: