Being Humble Helps–Sweet Tweets for 11/07/14

This has been an interesting week. While the rest of the world was watching election returns, I was doing my darnedest to stay off of Amazon to keep from obsessing over one little number that is for me a near occasion of sin. While I should have been praying for the poor souls in purgatory, [Read More...]

The Pontifical Mission Societies–Friends of Fiat

It’s “launch week” for my brand new book The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living. To celebrate, we are paying tribute to seven very special examples of “The Grace of Yes in Action”, the seven winners for our “Name the Goldfish” contest. I will be making a personal donation to these organizations and invite [Read More...]

Bishop Peter F. Christensen to Boise: “The Grace of Yes” in Action

It felt fitting today to watch a portion of the wonderful press conference announcing the naming by Pope Francis of Bishop Peter F. Christensen, as the Eighth Bishop of of the Diocese of Boise. That it came to my attention on a day when Pope Francis asked in his remarks at the Wednesday audience that the faithful pray [Read More...]

New Evangelizers–Friends of Fiat

It’s “launch week” for my brand new book The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living. To celebrate, we are paying tribute to seven very special examples of “The Grace of Yes in Action”, the seven winners for our “Name the Goldfish” contest. I will be making a personal donation to these organizations and invite [Read More...]

St. Charles Borromeo: “The Grace of Yes” in Action

It’s very funny how work on “The Grace of Yes” has helped me to see the world through different eyes. I’m always on the lookout for “The Grace of Yes in Action”. I spotted it today in the life of St. Charles Borromeo. As we read in Pictorial Lives of the Saints (emphasis mine): About [Read More...]

St. Anthony Family Shelter — Friends of Fiat

It’s “launch week” for my brand new book The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living. To celebrate, we are paying tribute to seven very special examples of “The Grace of Yes in Action”, the seven winners for our “Name the Goldfish” contest. I will be making a personal donation to these organizations and invite [Read More...]

1st Way of Burlington County Crisis Pregnancy Center – Friends of Fiat

Friends of Fiat

Today is a special day in my life. It’s “launch day” for my brand new book The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living. To celebrate launch week, we are paying tribute to seven very special examples of “The Grace of Yes in Action”. As I mentioned last week, we had seven winners for [Read More...]

Join us for a Virtual “Grace of Yes” Book Club & Interview {with me}!

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Tomorrow is an exciting day for me — the “official launch” of my new book The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living. To say that I’m nervous would be a major understatement. Friends who have had an advance peek at the book have responded with a “Wow, you got pretty personal…” response that [Read More...]

Meet “Fiat” the Goldfish

Friends of Fiat

The waiting is over! The votes have been tabulated! … and the winner is: Fiat! I want to personally thank all of you who participated in our amazing Name the Goldfish initiative. As I mentioned here, this little goldfish, now named “Fiat”, has become a symbol for the themes addressed in The Grace of Yes. I [Read More...]

Name the Goldfish — Cast Your Vote!

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The nominations are in and we’re happy to report an amazing “catch” of magnificent proportions! Now it’s time for you to vote for the winning goldfish name. Use the ballot below to vote for your favorite! How it works: Round 1: October 20, 21, and 22 – Submit your name and nominate your favorite charity [Read More...]


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