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Daughters of St. Philip Neri: "In that deathly closeness"

Although somewhat cryptic in its statements, this passage from Sr. Wendy’s letters is talking about life in the embrace of the Spirit.  Insofar as it lacks tangible or sensible assurances, it has the appearance of “death”.   350 more words

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Daughters of St. Philip Neri: In his "weakness" we are real

Being separated from our illusions is painful, especially our religious illusions.  We cling to a notion of spiritual perfection shaped by human wisdom and driven by the ego.   879 more words

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Daughters of St. Philip Neri: "It is all Jesus"

Jesus shares our wine, and makes every feast a Cana.  And when our wine is gone, He will take our water, if we give it to Him, and change it too into wine.   51 more words

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