WAL Weekly – October 26, 2017

“There are the saints of every day, the ‘hidden’ saints, a sort of ‘middle class of holiness’….to which we all belong.”

– A little All Saints Day inspiration with a quote attributed to Pope Frances

Planning for Replenishment: A Guide to Creating Your Own Self-Care Strategy

This one will cost you a little (7.50) but it is a twenty-four page self help guide to creating a self-care strategy for yourself.

Top 10 Gifts I Want in the Hospital 

Despite the renovated hallways and determinedly cheerful lobby pianist playing “Wind Beneath My Wings,” the hospital is not always the place I want to be. The best way to comfort someone in the hospital is (spoiler alert) not a teddy bear from the gift shop with HUGS embroidered on its fuzzy abdomen.

Spending days in a hospital bed can be uncomfortable and downright miserable. Little gestures that make me feel more human and connected to the outside world go a long way to making the experience a little easier.

Want to be an Awesome Hospital VisitorFriend™? Sneak one of these ten things through security.

Almost Everyone Needs a Public Portfolio

Even if you’re not a freelancer or a “creative,” you’ll probably benefit from a page that lays out your accomplishments, and not just your work history. If you ever want to give a talk, get quoted in an article, work a side hustle, start your own business, or just get a job offer, then you need a public portfolio.

Address the Bare Minimum

Try this experiment. Ask a friend to do a quick Google search for your greatest work accomplishments, and your contact info, from scratch. If they can’t find both in thirty seconds, you have a problem to fix.

4 Times TV Got Church Right (2 Times it Got it Wrong)

In the golden age of TV we’re currently in, no topic is too taboo to tackle and to dramatize.

That includes religion.

Here’s a look at four different times television shows offered thoughtful commentary about the church and the state of Christian—and two times they completely missed the mark.

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