Five Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Convention

Conventions are a part of many of our lives. They are exciting, full of new possibilities, intentional networking, and learning opportunities, and often exhausting. So how do you get the most out of a crowded convention? Here are some tips for maximizing your time: Sign up for some workshops being offered,...

The Season of Newness

It was a long Lent. I didn’t live up to my own resolutions for the season, for one thing. So Easter Sunday was especially joyful for me — it was a new beginning in so many ways. I found wisdom, comfort, and insight in some words written by Fr. Peter John Cameron in the April 2014 issue of Magnificat...

Report from LA REC

Earlier this month I attended my fourth annual LA Religious Ed Congress in Anaheim. As always it was a full and fruitful event. With over 40,000 in attendance (15,000 on Youth Day), there was always something to do or someone to talk to. Here are a few of the many highlights: Never Alone, Always...

What Kind of Planner Are You?

We’re already two months into the new year! I’ve been looking at my goals and the ways that I track them, as well as how well I keep track of all the various tasks and projects on my plate these days. Confession: I’m a planner nerd. And while I love my iPhone, iPad, MacBook Air…...

It’s All in Your Perspective!

Yesterday I looked out my home office window and noticed a stray German Shepherd walking down the street. I was sure it belonged to our neighbors, who operate a German Shepherd rescue out of their home. I grabbed my phone so I could call them and then I ran outside. When the dog saw me, he turned and came...

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