What to Give Up for Lent

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The following is an entry from The Christophers’ “Three Minutes a Day” book: The inspirational newsletter Apple Seeds shared the following reflection from EWTN.com about what to give up for Lent this year: “Give up complaining—focus on gratitude. “Give up pessimism—become an optimist. “Give up harsh judgments—think kindly thoughts. “Give up worry—trust Divine Providence. “Give [Read More...]

“The Blind Side’s” Happy Super Bowl Ending

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Many of you have seen the Christopher Award-winning movie “The Blind Side,” which told the story of Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy (played by Tim McGraw and Sandra Bullock) adopting homeless teen, Michael Oher, supporting him and his education, and helping to launch his football career with the Baltimore Ravens. It was a happy ending [Read More...]

The Power of Humility

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The following is an excerpt from the Christopher News Note “The Power of Humility.” Humility is something that Christians are supposed to strive for, and yet it is a difficult subject in modern-day America. Our culture often seems obsessed with fame, so we may assume that people who downplay their talents and accomplishments are actually [Read More...]

“Batman” Actor Christian Bale Calls Eight-Year-Old Cancer Patient

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I’ve documented previous acts of kindness by “Dark Knight” actor Christian Bale, so I wanted to post this one as well. It’s a video of eight-year-old AML Leukemia patient and huge Batman fan, Zach Guillot, talking with the actor on the phone. As is usual with these instances of Bale’s kindness, he doesn’t seek publicity [Read More...]


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