Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
CJBAGGINS's Photo CJBAGGINS Posts: 31,763
11/23/11 11:41 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I, too, welcome you to our team!
I am sure you will learn a lot from the other members here, and at times, we will learn from you!

If you have any questions as you learn about the Faith, please ask.

AMSKONK mentioned a book called Rediscovering Catholicism. I am thoroughly enjoying that book right now. Something that Matthew Kelly mentions is that some of our habitual sins, our ingrained habits, our 'demons' as you say, can only be conquered by fasting and prayer. That phrase (from Christ's own words) really struck me when I read it, and I am working out how to incorporate more prayer and fasting in my daily life to help to conquer my own demons.

All the best to you!

cj

What if we woke up tomorrow with only those things that we thanked God for today?


565 Days since:  compulsive overeating
 
0
150
300
450
600
DEE107's Photo DEE107 SparkPoints: (390,094)
Fitness Minutes: (269,560)
Posts: 418,556
11/23/11 3:55 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
hello

DEE Southern New Jersey
CARETAKER'S OF OUR LOVE ONE'S
SP Class of Oct 12-18 2008.
Losing Weight & Disabled
Menopause & Losing
Grandpas & Grandmas Are Special

Faith makes all thing possible
Love makes all things happen
Hope makes all things work

God is Good all the time. All the time GOD is good.

Let your life be like Angel Food Cake...sweet and Light---




 current weight: 195.0 
 
235
213.75
192.5
171.25
150
CRIMSCOUT's Photo CRIMSCOUT Posts: 8,496
11/23/11 2:26 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Welcome! emoticon

 current weight: 212.0 
 
212
206.5
201
195.5
190
AMSHONK's Photo AMSHONK Posts: 322
11/23/11 12:56 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Welcome! I am a Cradle Catholic. I have been reading a lot of books and listening to cd's. My favorite author right now is Matthew Kelly, I am leading a book study on his book, "Rediscover Catholicism" and reading "The Rhythm of Life". I have also bought the New Catholic Answer Bible and The Essential Catholic Survival Guide. They both have answers to tough questions about our faith. Glad you are with us, I pray that we are a good fit for you! emoticon

Edited by: AMSHONK at: 11/23/2011 (12:58)
"The measure of love is to love without measure"

The mighty oak was once a little nut that stood its ground. - Unknown

Attitudes are contagious. Is yours worth catching?- Anonymous


 current weight: 195.0 
 
200
192.5
185
177.5
170
LESLIEJEAN43's Photo LESLIEJEAN43 Posts: 27,878
11/23/11 12:31 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon I am also still learning about my faith. I was confirmed in the Catholic church in 1999 after going through RCIA, and last year I repeated RCIA just to learn more. I'm now preparing a list of questions for one of the priests because it seems that the more I learn, the more questions I have!
This team is also a great place for getting answers to questions.
I'm glad you've joined us.
Leslie emoticon

"Any idiot can face a crisis. It's the day-to-day living that wears you out."
---Anton Chekhov



 Pounds lost: 5.5 
 
0
4.75
9.5
14.25
19
JUNEBUG4967's Photo JUNEBUG4967 SparkPoints: (46,100)
Fitness Minutes: (27,564)
Posts: 3,284
11/23/11 11:55 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Welcome! Even tho I converted 40+ years ago I am still learning my faith - it's amazing!
Gloria

When all your desires are distilled, you will cast just two votes: to love more and to be happy.

Hafiz

Do not allow anyone to cause you to doubt your ability to succeed. Ernest Holmes

Including yourself. Pam Young



 current weight: 181.2 
 
181.2
167.15
153.1
139.05
125
OBLAIDON's Photo OBLAIDON SparkPoints: (9,586)
Fitness Minutes: (10,468)
Posts: 1,134
11/23/11 11:54 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Welcome to our team. emoticon

We are all on a faith journey. This is also a good resource for information: forums.catholic.com/



 current weight: 222.5 
 
223
217.25
211.5
205.75
200
GLEWBA Posts: 24
11/23/11 11:39 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I am new to this team and not sure if it will be a good fit for me but I'd like to see what happens. I was baptised Catholic and that's where it ended until recently. I am finding my faith and have started attending the necessary classes to make communion etc. I still struggle with old demons and find some things harder to grasp than others but I am learning more each day. Through prayer I am gaining a new outlook on life. That aside I am 29 years old married with two children, a dog, a cat, and a steady job. I am 6'2 296 lbs. I will offer what I can to this team and look forward to making new friends and learning from all of you. Please be patient with me as again I am new to the faith and not schooled on many topics.......

 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
12.5
25
37.5
50
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other CC (Catholic Critters) Introduce Yourself to Team Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Hello 1/2/2014 4:22:50 AM
When is your birthday? 1/19/2014 7:38:47 PM
Hello 12/8/2014 6:11:39 PM
New to this 5/4/2014 3:51:41 AM
Hello all! 5/20/2014 1:00:16 AM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1017x45211718

Review our Community Guidelines