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San Miguel Catholic Church

403 El Camino Real, Socorro, NM 87801 * 575-835-2891
One of the Oldest Catholic Churches in the United States... Founded 1598

San Miguel Church Morning Book Club




Join us in reading and discussing

Resisting Happiness
Matthew Kelly


A true story about why we sabotage ourselves, feel overwhelmed, set aside our dreams, and lack the courage to simply be ourselves... and how to start choosing happiness again!


Are you happy? It may be the wrong question. Most of us think we are relatively happy, while at the same time knowing that we could be happier— maybe even a lot happier. Ordinary people and the finest philosophers have been exploring the question of happiness for thousands of years, and theories abound. But this is not a book of theory. Resisting Happiness is a deeply personal, disarmingly transparent look at why we sabotage our own happiness and what to do about it.

Are you overwhelmed? Do you procrastinate? Do you sometimes feel like you are your own worst enemy? Are you ignoring your dreams? Have you lost the courage to truly be yourself? Do you feel that your life lacks meaning and purpose? Do you find yourself avoiding the real issues in your life and focusing on the superficial?

We all experience these feelings and doubts from time to time. But do you know what to do when you experience them? In this fascinating book, Matthew Kelly, uses his signature combination of the profound and the practical, to help us understand why we feel these things and how to rise above them. Breaking through resistance, Kelly tells us, is essential to becoming the-best-version-of-ourselves and living with passion and purpose.

What is resistance? It's that sluggish feeling of not wanting to do something that you know is good for you. It's the inclination to do something that you unabashedly know is not good for you. It's the desire and tendency to delay something you should be doing right now.

It is resistance that stands between you and happiness. In these pages you will learn not only what it is, but how to recognize and conquer it in your own life.


Location and Dates

  This session of the San Miguel Church Morning Book Club will begin on Wednesday, January 15, 2019  
  The Book Club will meet in the conference room at the offices of San Miguel Church, 403 El Camino Real, Socorro NM 87801  
  Click here to show the book club meeting location on a map  
  The Book Club facilitator is Ann Hook. She can be contacted at the following email address  


  Materials you will need to buy for this Book Club session are:  
  The book, Resisting Happiness by Matthew Kelly  
  Click here to see the book for sale at Amazon  
  Click here to see the book for sale at Barnes and Noble  

How to Register

  To register, send an email to Ann Hook at the following email address:  
  Include the following information:  
  • Your Name
  • Your Mailing Address, City, State and Zip
  • Your phone number
  • Your Email Address
  Purchase the book. You can click here to order the book from Amazon  
  You will recieve a confirmation email when you are registered. If you do not recieve a confirmation email, please contact us by email or phone  

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