Your One and Only Life

Beyond the Comfort Zone

February 16, 2015

By Barney Hale, Guest Blogger

As simple as it sounds...people need to be willing to put themselves into the game, to use the gifts they do have, and then just see where it takes them.

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Share the Joy

December 15, 2014

By Molly Butler '06

There are many things we cannot control, but how we treat each other is not one of them.  We must be the joy and the love that we seek.  

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Let the Love In

October 8, 2014

By Molly Butler '06 

Sometimes, even the most ardent servants need help.  During these times, it is important to let the love in, and accept the service of others. 

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Using Our Gifts

August 25, 2014

By Molly Butler '06
Small, understated, acts of love- one person at a time, one day at a time really can become a force for good in this world.
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Random Acts of Kindness

July 3, 2014

By Molly Butler '06
Spread love everywhere you go: first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor ... Read more

Helping Tornado Victims

May 3, 2014

By Molly Butler '06
Last week, tornadoes wreaked havoc on communities across the Southeastern United States. For those of us not directly impacted by this tragedy, we are left wondering how we can help. Read more

Your One and Only Life explores what defines a life of service. Focusing on current events, as well as enduring questions, this blog encourages Notre Dame families and friends to question, serve, and share.

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