It’s Good to be a King

Crown

The following is a story from The Christophers’ “Three Minutes a Day” book, Volume 47 (Volume 48 will be available in October): Frederick the Great of Prussia was walking along a road on the outskirts of Berlin one day when he accidentally brushed against a very old man. “Who are you?” Frederick asked out of [Read More...]

What to Give Up for Lent

Lent

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...]

Media, Morality and Uncommon Virtue: Why The New “Three Minutes a Day” Book is Good For You & Our Culture

3 min vol 47 cover

Though summer tends to be a time of vacation for most people, my July and August were largely spent working on The Christophers’ new “Three Minutes a Day” book. As Volume 47 in the series, it continues the tradition started by our founder, Maryknoll Father James Keller, of sharing inspirational stories and reflections for each [Read More...]

The Greater Fool: A Parable

Jester

The following story is an entry from Volume 47 of The Christophers’ “Three Minutes a Day” book (on sale here): An English nobleman gave his jester a wand, saying, “Keep this until you find a greater fool than yourself.” The jester laughingly accepted the wand and waved it about on festive occasions. One day, the [Read More...]


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