Happy New Year!
Most New Year’s resolutions usually fail within the first month of the year. Instead of making resolutions, why not try daily sacrifices instead? I got the idea when I read about St. Therese of Lisieux and her “pulling beads”. St. Therese would carry in her pocket, a cord with beads on it. Every time she made a sacrifice, she would pull a bead to the other end. The sacrifices she made were gifts to God. The beads are called Good Deed Beads or Sacrifice beads and they are a powerful tool in effort for growing in virtue. And, the best way to combat vice is with virtue.
I decided to “pull beads” instead of making resolutions. However, my sacrifice beads will have a twist, I won’t just keep track of my daily sacrifices but I will track sacrifices for the year. The beads will be loose beads and I will…
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