Catholic guys should spend 30 minutes in focused thought to start their day. Non Catholics should too. Here are some suggestions.
Meditate on Sacred Scripture:
Situational Response. Eliminate any persons from the scenario who do not apply to your family.
◾You are at an office party
◾Your spouse and children are at the movies
◾A co-worker says he/she has a room at the host hotel and invites you up for drinks
◾What is your response?
◾Now what do you do?
Hey. I didn’t say every scenario would be about survival situations. You need a game plan and general course of action for situations like this too because men and women are put in near occasions of sexual sin often. When a temptation arises, we are always better off having a game plan.
By the way, the best rule of thumb in situations like this is to politely excuse yourself. “No. I really should be heading back. It’s my night to read to the kids.” It’s not perfect, but I think it works better than running out of the room screaming. However, if that works for you, be my guest.
Share any good ideas from your drill time in the comment boxes.
Tonight on the Tactical Catholic Podcast, we will talk about the wonders of Catholic Marriage and Vocation. Whether you are called to the Sacrament of Matrimony, are currently married, or are discerning a call to live as a single person in this world tonight’s show is for you. Tonight on the podcast, join us and share your stories, comments and questions.
- How did you meet your spouse?
- How did you know you were called to the Vocation of Matrimony?
- What are some things you do as a couple that help strengthen your marriage?
- What are some ways single persons can discern marriage vs. a call to the single life or a call to Religious life?
- Where can you go to find a good spouse?
- What if one spouse is strong in the faith and the other is not?
- Welcoming children
- Embracing the single life
I have a whole list of things we can talk about, but what will make the show special is for YOU to interact. Send your comments and questions to the show by posting a comment below this article. Tell us what’s on your mind or ask us a question.
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8 Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. 9 What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, do; and the God of peace will be with you.
This exhortation from St Paul comes after instructions to live in peace and to overcome anxiety through faith and thanksgiving. So lemme ask you, how is your brain these days?