Sam Guzman

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Sam Guzman

About Sam Guzman

Sam Guzman is an author and editor of The Catholic Gentleman whose work has appeared in several publications. He resides in Wisconsin with his wife and two small boys where he is also the Communications Director for Pro-Life Wisconsin.

THE MEASURE OF SUCCESS

Everyone who wants to be a failure, please raise your hand. That’s what I thought. We all want to be good at what we do, to be competent and respected and admired. We even spend large amounts of money on things we don’t need in order to show off just how successful we are. But we [...]

By | September 5th, 2016|One Rock|0 Comments

BE NOT AFRAID

Fear. Have you felt it? There are few things that can control us so profoundly as real fear. We can be afraid of many things, even things we know are good: a commitment, a person, guilt, the feeling of pain. We can fear the uncertainty of the future, or world events, or being vulnerable with [...]

By | October 30th, 2015|One Rock|0 Comments

INTO THE BREACH: A CALL TO ARMS FROM AN AMERICAN BISHOP

Catholic men need encouragement in holiness. We need to be taught by our shepherds, the bishops, what our vocation as Catholic men means. Most of all, we need a call to arms, a challenge to live in a counter-cultural fashion. I am pleased to share that Bishop Thomas Olmsted of the Diocese of Phoenix has [...]

By | October 24th, 2015|One Rock|0 Comments

TOLKIEN SPEAKS: THE SECRET TO A HAPPY MARRIAGE

J.R.R. Tolkien was a romantic. When he met his future wife, Edith, at the age of 16, he was instantly smitten with her and immediately began an informal courtship, taking her to local tea houses on a regular basis. When the priest who acted as Tolkien’s guardian found out about his romance, however, he forbade [...]

By | July 14th, 2015|One Rock|0 Comments

CONTENTMENT: THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS

It was a beautiful, clear Colorado day. My friends and I loaded the back of a truck with guns and ammunition and drove out to a section of state forest often used as a shooting range by locals. We also brought with us old junk to blow to smithereens, including a TV set and some [...]

By | April 21st, 2015|One Rock|0 Comments

THE FIRST BATTLE OF THE DAY

First thing in the morning, we are faced with a battle. Our alarm goes off, and we have a choice—we can either hit snooze or get out of bed immediately. I have a confession to make: For most of my life, I have hit the snooze button and dozed off again. Sometimes I have even done this [...]

By | April 2nd, 2015|One Rock|0 Comments

THINK BIG, ACT SMALL: HOW YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

“What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.” – St. Augustine of Hippo The [...]

By | April 1st, 2015|One Rock|0 Comments

15 LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM ST. JOSEMARIA ESCRIVA

St. Josemaria Escriva was a natural leader. In the world of business or politics, he could have been what the world would consider a “great man.” Instead, he became a priest and dedicated his considerable talents to the advancement of the Kingdom of God, pouring his heart and soul into raising up an army of [...]

By | March 25th, 2015|One Rock|0 Comments

HOW TO FIND PEACE: A LESSON FROM DAILY LIFE

You may have noticed that things have been quiet around here, with few postings on the blog or Facebook—and that’s because we moved on Saturday. The past week was an intense time of packing, tackling last minute chores, and now, unpacking with two toddlers constantly underfoot. Things have been rather crazy to say the least. The [...]

By | March 22nd, 2015|One Rock|0 Comments

TREES ARE THE BEST MASTERS: 4 REASONS TO GET OUTDOORS

“What I know of the divine sciences and Holy Scriptures, I learned in woods and fields. I have no other masters than the beeches and the oaks.” – Saint Bernard of Clairvaux This past weekend, we went on a family camping trip in the local state forest. While we certainly enjoyed ourselves, I will admit [...]

By | March 19th, 2015|One Rock|0 Comments

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