Whatever transition you’re facing, you probably just upped your adult-ing game: good job.
But I can pretty much guarantee that no matter the life change, it’s probably been hard.
Adultery, inability to have intimate relations, challenges with in-laws, infertility, pornography addiction, financial struggles and bitterness.
These aren't just problems that show up on Mad Men, these are challenges FOCUS student and staff alumni face.
I am looking for stability, for peace, for clarity in this world. I am looking for God. That is why I create and why I look for beauty. Each day I comb through bookshelves for poems, notice wildflowers, savor color, compliment people on their lovely attire. This searching, a search for beauty and meaning is at its core a search for God. Beauty is an anchor to hold me steady in the waves of wind and rain here in the Pacific Northwest.
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Since the pontificates of Pope Paul VI and John Paul II, the Roman Catholic Church has been commissioned to engage and embrace the world with God's message of love once more with ‘new methods, new ardor and new expression.’ It has come to be phrased, 'the new evangelization.'
For FOCUS, this means meeting college students across the nation where they are and challenging them to examine the meaning and purpose of their lives. Through personal relationships and friendship, we offer college students the true peace and fulfillment they seek in the good news of Jesus Christ and the teachings of the Catholic faith, inviting them to answer His calling in their lives.
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