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Parenting, Virtue and Technology

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Parenting, Virtue and Technology

The essential plan for parents to empower children and teens to tame the technology monster with virtue.

The Lights of Christmas: Reading & Entertainment

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The Lights of Christmas: Reading & Entertainment

Discover Christmas lights in the darkness: Catholic authors and film-makers whose high-quality work inspires virtue.

Virtue Can Superpower Giving Tuesday and Beyond

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Virtue Can Superpower Giving Tuesday and Beyond

Supporting VIRTUE WORKS MEDIA is an important way to help every other generous cause. Virtue is the answer to all the problems we face.

A Modern Moral Compass: Everyday Virtues

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A Modern Moral Compass: Everyday Virtues

The Modern Moral Compass gives us a simple guide to navigate a spiritually disoriented and morally misguided culture. Everyday Virtues can be our internal GPS.

Virtue Mentoring for Teen Girls

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Virtue Mentoring for Teen Girls

How do we equip our daughters to be warrior princesses to courageously fight the battle for the soul of humanity? By reading a great novel. Really? Yes. I’m not kidding. Let’s try out a book club that celebrates feminine GENIUS with women in every season of life:  MOTHERS, daughters, SISTERS, aunts, GRANDMOTHERS, grand-daughters, COUSINS, in-laws,…

Navigating Family Media Choices

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Navigating Family Media Choices

Concerned parents need help to navigate the explosion of reading and entertainment that is now available. Performance quality and literary style improves exponentially each year, while the quality of content seems to become more morally confused by the day. I have created a helpful chart that gives links for easy access to the most popular…

Five #FAVE Top Ten Lists

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Five #FAVE Top Ten Lists

  It’s undeniable that what we consume through our eyes and ears impacts our thinking and behavior. We can do our part to move our cultural conversation in a positive direction simply through what we read and watch. Let’s equip our kids and ourselves with good food for internal growth and strength. The surprising reality…

Virtue for Just 25 Cents

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Virtue for Just 25 Cents

Exercising the virtue of thrift can have unintended consequences…both good and bad. Consider a scenario. When shopping at the popular value priced grocery store, Aldi, consumers are met with a gadget on the shopping carts that requires a $.25 cent deposit to use the cart. This is one way Aldi keeps their prices low because they don’t…

Virtue Works.

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Virtue Works.

It’s time to start something new. For too long we Catholics have focused a tremendous amount of energy and resources on preaching, teaching and service. While these pillars of Catholic life are essential, I think God did not intend for us to settle for a 3-legged stool. Think of all the children and young adults…

Virtue Triumphs on Hacksaw Ridge

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Virtue Triumphs on Hacksaw Ridge

At a time when America needs to focus our attention on media that highlights true heroism, Hacksaw Ridge is a gritty celebration of goodness. While it is obviously executed with powerful excellence in craft, let’s look at the content of this film through the lens of virtue. If we rated films according to the virtues…

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