What are some adaptable ‘lifestyle changes’ to bring about more happiness and spiritual growth? How can my lifestyle choices create distractions from the good things God wants for me and my family? Is having too many choices and options a bad thing? What are some tips for simplifying my life? How can the concept of simplicity help me lose weight and get fit? Why does the church pray a Novena to the Holy Spirit? If the gift of the Holy Spirit is given in baptism and awakened in confirmation, why don’t I feel enlightened? Should I really expect to be transformed by the Holy Spirit the same way as the Apostles experienced the Holy Spirit at Pentecost?
The other day I had to buy cookies at a local grocery store and it was so overwhelming! That’s why I love to shop at Costco, simplicity! …less options, good prices, trusted quality. -Kari
I joke about eating ‘packets of dust,’ to lose weight, but it was so simple! This is a moment of simplicity. God has already given the gifts and graces of the Holy Spirit. Trust and yield to the program! -Tom
Happy Novena to the Holy Spirit! The Currans share stories related to the topics of simplicity vs. multiplicity, prosperity vs. adversity, and healthy eating vs. dieting. Kari talks about why she loves to shop at Costco and Tom prays the full set of prayers for the first day of the Novena to the Holy Spirit. (EWTN)