The Word Among Us

February 2022 Issue

Just 1 Percent

The Power of a Single Unifying Principle

By: Fr. Mike Schmitz

Just 1 Percent: The Power of a Single Unifying Principle by Fr. Mike Schmitz

Did you know that only 8 percent of people who have set New Year’s resolutions actually accomplish them? In fact, the majority of people give up by January 12! The reason is not that we overestimate our goals or dreams. It’s that we underestimate the impact that our daily choices and small decisions can have. And when we do that, we also underestimate what God can do in our lives. So this month, I want us to ask ourselves where we might be underestimating.

“It Is Too Little . . . ” A few years ago, I read an article about the Olympic British Cycling Team. This team was awful! For more...


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