• The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic by Matthew Kelly

  • Introduction

    • Work advice:

      • don’t schedule meetings/phone calls before 11 a.m. every day

      • take 20 minutes each Sunday afternoon to plan what projects to work on each morning that week

  • Prayer

    • when you are spiritually healthy, nothing bothers you

    • one of the key indicators of spiritual health is gratitude

    • he keeps a CD in his car: Come to the Quiet by John Michael Talbot

    • passion and purpose are the by products of personal clarity (53)



      • clarity emerges from silence



    • every family needs a prayerful giant

  • Study

    • the best thing you can do for anyone else is to grow in holiness = become a better version of yourself (79)

  • Generosity

    • GENEROSITY CHALLENGE:



      • calculate how much I gave in the last year as a % of my income


      • increase by 1% each year until I reach 10% (or further if feasible)



  • Evangelization

    • The Church doesn’t tell us what we can/cannot do. “The Church simply stands in every place and time pointing out the path toward the best way to live.” (158)

    • people are won through Truth, Beauty, and Goodness