“I have decided not to let this Lent go by like rain on stones, leaving no trace. I will let it soak into me, changing me. I will be converted. I will turn again to the Lord and love Him… Read More ›
Do you feel there is a dark cloud hovering over you?
“Thus says the Lord, if you remove from your midst oppression, false accusation and malicious speech; if you bestow your bread on the hungry and satisfy the afflicted; then light shall rise for you in the darkness, and the gloom… Read More ›
Where are you? Who are you?
“The LORD God then called to the man and asked him: Where are you?” Genesis 3:9 “Where are you?” In Thomas Keating’s book “The Human Condition: Contemplation and Transformation,” he writes that this question is the start of the spiritual journey…. Read More ›
A golden chalice of tears awaits you
“You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.” Psalm 56:8 When it comes to movies, I cry. I cried watching the Smurfs. I cried… Read More ›
How sturdy is the vessel carrying you through the storm?
“He got into a boat and his disciples followed him. Suddenly a violent storm came up on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by waves; but he was asleep. They came and woke him, saying, ‘Lord, save… Read More ›
FAITH the Sixth Sense
“For we walk by faith not by sight.” 2 Corinthians 5:7 “How many steps can I take with my eyes closed?” I was walking on the side walk, along the side of a street outside of our office during lunch…. Read More ›
Decluttering the spirit
As my morning began to wind down, I looked over at the pile of trash that was sitting on my counter. My mornings are filled with making breakfast, lunch, and hopes of grabbing a cup of coffee. When I say… Read More ›
Traveling together, a journey with one focus
“Just as the wise men traveled together to find Jesus in the manger, so we travel together to find Jesus born in our souls.” Seeking God Together: An Introduction to Group Spiritual Direction, Alice Fryling Have you encountered a companion… Read More ›