Um, wow. The funny thing is, is that I don't actually feel old. But I will say that I learned so much about myself within this past year.
Discernment is a huge word in our faith. It means that we are figuring out what God is calling us to. It could be priesthood, the religious life, the sacrament of Holy Matrimony... learning what vocation God is calling you to join.
First, I haven't done so well on keeping up with my New Year's goals. #oops. But it happens to the best of us, right? I've been so lazy about praying my rosary every day, and I really need to get better about it. I also hadn't exercised for a while, but I will say that I went to the gym today and hoping to go tomorrow morning as well. #life.
Sure, the faith was the same, but the way of doing things was different. I was involved in trying to form a ministry at my community college, but it fell through. So when I got to William Paterson, I had mixed feelings about jumping into a new ministry.
In most cases, out "go-to" relaxation before bed is screen time...spending an hour, or more with the TV on or with our phone in our face. But we all know that that's not healthy for us. Yet, it has become a habit for us, and one that is hard for us to break. It's a bad habit for myself as well.
How do I deal with changes? Here are some of my secret weapons.
But before I get into my "vows” for next year, let’s recap this past year…
If you're like me, you basically have a house shoved in the four drawers of your cube...