"Habits" is a collection of 100-word stories about the life of Roman Catholic nuns in the twentieth century. These vignettes are based on material from oral histories and other stories.... More > They chart changes to religious life and the experiences of American Benedictine women in the Midwest from the 1920s-1990s, with special focus on community life, prayer and work.< Less
Saint Thomas Aquinas was the foremost classical proponent of natural theology, and the father of Thomism. His influence on Western thought is considerable, and much of modern philosophy was conceived... More > in development or refutation of his ideas, particularly in the areas of ethics, natural law, metaphysics, and political theory.
Thomas is held in the Catholic Church to be the model teacher for those studying for the priesthood. The works for which he is best-known are the Summa theologiae and the Summa Contra Gentiles. As one of the 33 Doctors of the Church, he is considered the Church's greatest theologian and philosopher. Pope Benedict XV declared: "This (Dominican) Order ... acquired new luster when the Church declared the teaching of Thomas to be her own and that Doctor, honored with the special praises of the Pontiffs, the master and patron of Catholic schools.< Less
This short story is a true story about author Patti Matterson's career as a Carer for retired nuns in a convent. It is a humorous story of the author who was born into the Catholic church but forgot... More > all about its trappings until after she had raised a family of four, divorced, traveled and then started looking for a better career. At 51 she finds herself at the historic Catholic convent interviewing aging nuns as a prelude to a new and fascinating aged-care career. It is a lovely little story as the author casts a wry eye on 'family' life within a finely ordered church bureaucracy.< Less
Almost everybody you know will admit that they Almost everybody you know will admit that they have a bad habit or two,although of course they may not be willing to share with you exactly what those... More > personal failings actually are – period!I will show and explain to you tips and techniques which I found that may
be helpful when you tackle any habits that affect your personal or
professional life in a negative way.
I've used some of these techniques to help improve my own situation and
I tell you the results I got - (both good and bad).
You will also read about other people's experiences that I got from my
research and information volunteered from friends and colleagues.< Less
Change Your Mind...and you can change your life.
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Virtually everyone has had... More > this disease at some point in their lives.
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The Habits of Faith
Daily Prayer. If the last time you learned to pray you were eight and it rhymed, this book is for you!
Weekly Worship. If you think going to church on Sunday is important but... More > find you keep sleeping in, this book is for you!
Monthly Service. If you want to help change the world but aren’t sure about where you should help, this book is for you!
Yearly Giving. If you want to be more generous, but can’t seem to let go of the worry you don’t have enough, this book is for you!
The Habits of Faith looks at the latest insights from habit research and applies them to spiritual practices to discover how we can make them second nature–and how they can make us into better people.< Less
The Book of Habits is a little book that uses small steps to create big changes. Based on the idea that by changing the habits that guide your daily activities you can affect the direction of your... More > life, the Book of Habits is a simple, practical way to start making the life you want.< Less