Redeeming The Time You Waste on TV News

Have you ever put down your smartphone only to realize an hour has gone by? Do certain apps tempt you to sin? Are you sometimes overwhelmed with a desire to have the latest and greatest technologies? Here are ten simple ways you can “baptize” your smartphone for the glory of God and for your spiritual growth, while becoming more a part of God’s family, the Church.

We are told to pray for our leaders, but do we? We listen to the controversy and it ends in frustration, but do we pray?
The Bible Tells Us To Pray for Our Leaders
  • Patheos article referenced by Jeff 
    • 1Tim. 2:1 First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all men,
    • 1Tim. 2:2 for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life, godly and respectful in every way.
Redeem Your Time with Prayer 
  • Pray the rosary: 20 minutes
  • Mass: 45 minutes
  • Lectio Divina: 20 Minutes
  • Examine Prayer: 10 minutes
  • TGA: 2 hours a week
  • Pray at an abortion clinic: 60 minutes
  • 1 Hour of praying for your children
  • 1 Hour of praying for your grandchildren


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