What I do and Why… (aka My Fitness Regime) + P90x3

Long time no post… I know I know!  I’ve been dealing with a number of curve balls in life of which I will writing about soon enough! I’m guessing by now you’ve figured out that I have some kind of “healthy agenda.”  If not, well, I need to work on making my writing a LOT […]

The Kingship of Jesus, Any Given Sunday Project and NCYC

My ministry work has been primarily in the area of youth ministry.  I love seeing the fire and passion of a young church- they get me fired up!!  And this week, I have the opportunity to perform and speak at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis which hosts over 23,000 of these young people. […]

Getting in the Habit – Guest Post by Gene Monterastelli

  According to the British newspaper The Daily Mail most people give up on their New Year’s Resolutions by Jan. 10th each year.  This is because until something becomes a habit we are depending on our willpower to make new choices. Willpower is really good for short-term choices like deciding to get out of the […]

You know what takes the “scary” out of Crossfit? Divine Mercy…

Crossfit scares me. Let me rephrase that… the stigma of Crossfit scares me.  A quick search on Pinterest for anything Crossfit will bring up anything from beautiful toughened up women, to mocking – and even crass and vulgar – statements like “Zumba?  B**** I do Crossfit.”  So not cool with that… (shout out to the […]

Get out of the way, Katie: Guest Post by Katie Prejean

173. One hundred and seventy three. One. Seven. Three. No matter how I type it out, the number stays the same…and no matter how closely I looked at the scale that day, that was the weight it was registering at the beginning of September, 2012.  I, Katie Prejean, weighed 173 pounds. It was the heaviest […]

Making Room for Prayer

 The alarm goes off.  Thanks to iOS7, its a nice little tinkling diddy, rousing me from a night’s precious sleep at 5am.   Yes, you read that right…5 am.   This is my daily prayer time.   This past year’s increased discipline for getting healthy has roused a yawning, stretching, awakening holistic form of discipline […]

Too Much is Never Enough…

Not sure if you heard or not… but Colorado just had a bit of rain.   I would know… here was the park 2 blocks from my house.  And, here, on the drive to rescue my kids from their school so they wouldn’t have to stay the night in another part of town. And this…  Um, […]

Start: Fear ain’t nothin’ but a thang…

Hitting “Publish” on this post scares the bejeebers out of me. After 15 years of taking a national stage in Catholic youth ministry, raising 4 kids, making 3 CD’s, writing a bit for several publications/blogs, diving into the exciting and terrifying world of multi-parish youth ministry, and traveling the country speaking on the healing, peace […]