Tuesday of the First Week of Advent

Strengthening the Family

“Chore time can be a real challenge. Few children like to do chores, unless they’re too young to do them, in which case we can’t keep them away from the bottles of cleaners (which is itself a chore). Let’s face it, there aren’t even that many adults who like to do chores.”~Strengthening Your Family: A Catholic Approach to Holiness at Home, Chapter Two: Prime Time

adventThe way we work together – or not – can effect the atmosphere of our homes and workplaces, as well as our attitude, or inner “atmosphere.” The people around us will sense whether we’re facing a task with dread and resentment or with joy and resolve.

 

Straws for the Crib

Today, choose your least favorite task and face it with joy and resolve. Better yet, do someone else’s least favorite task with joy and resolve.

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