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A Change of Habit

Spiritual Life Coach Blog: Will the Hierarchy Ever Return to the Catholic Church?

Patty Kogutek | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Patty Kogutek

There is a wonderful Senegalese Proverb that sums up the challenge for the Catholic Hierarchy: "If an egg is broken by outside force, life ends. If broken by inside force, life begins. Great things always begin from the inside."

From Nun To None

Patty Kogutek | Posted 04.28.2013 | Religion
Patty Kogutek

My journey going from nun to none has been one of finding my true spirituality weaving my beliefs with those that I grew up with. Let us all learn with and from each other as we celebrate the journey together as the "one" that we are.

If Not Religion, Then What?

Patty Kogutek | Posted 03.25.2013 | Religion
Patty Kogutek

Why is it that we can be "friends" with thousands on Facebook and literally find the answers to unfathomable questions, and still be searching? People today are exploring every avenue looking to add meaning and resolution to their lives.

Life's Much Lovelier The Second Time Around

Patty Kogutek | Posted 09.29.2012 | Religion
Patty Kogutek

Our life is made up of choices, small choices we make everyday to become a better person and to become a better earth-citizen. And if by some chance we miss an opportunity to learn and grow, Life, in its all-loving wisdom, will give us second chances until we get it.

'I Can Do It': A Reflection

Patty Kogutek | Posted 09.02.2012 | Religion
Patty Kogutek

Learning to listen to and trust that "little gut feel" is a journey of a lifetime that begins when you and take your foot off first base and run to second in freedom, guilt free.

Guilt-Free Happiness

Patty Kogutek | Posted 08.07.2012 | Religion
Patty Kogutek

Happiness is not bestowed from above for good behavior or because God has blessed someone with His special gift of happiness. As humans, we are endowed with the ability to gain the skill of happiness.