New Year’s resolution!

My column in last week’s Catholic Weekly. Click here for more like it. One day in the week before Christmas I decide to get back to praying Morning Prayer from the Divine Office. I go to a quiet room, pull up the Universalis website on my computer and get two verses into the invitatory psalm…

Set awesome 12 month goals with 8 simple questions

A couple of years ago on my 39th birthday I made up a list of things I wanted to do have done by my 40th one. I chose things that I could reasonably hope to achieve in the time frame but would still be enough of a stretch to motivate me to do something each week…

Resolved

My column published recently in The Catholic Weekly. Many of us love to launch into a new year with resolutions that only see us through the first couple of weeks of January, as popular website and magazine publishers know too well. We start the New Year with goals and resolutions, some serious, some more frivolous,…

Happy New Year!

I hope I’m not too late to wish you a very Happy New Year! It seems like a strange quirk of human nature to get so excited over the simple change of December 31 to January 1 each year – but I still do. Last year was good for me and my family in many ways; this…