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Loving the Image of God

A holy Religious once wrote this resolution: “I will love God for Himself, and for love of Him I will serve those who bear His image. 198 more words


Dearest Lord Jesus, My Saviour, My Friend

Dearest Lord Jesus, my Saviour, my Friend,
Unto Thy keeping my soul I commend;
Guard and defend me in weal and in woe,
On me Thy favor in bounty bestow. 106 more words



Benedictine; born in 1240 or 1241 at the ancestral castle of Helfta, near Eisleben, Saxony ; died in the monastery of Helfta, 19 November, 1298. She belonged to one of the noblest and most powerful Thuringian families, while here sister was the saintly and illustrious Abbess Gertrude von Hackeborn. 827 more words


Ineffable Glory and Beatitude

“St. Paul says: ‘Support one another in charity, careful to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace, one body and one spirit, as you are called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, and one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in us all.’ (Eph 4:1-6) We are, then, truly made one spirit with God; not as if the substance of our soul ceased to exist, but because it is so intimately united with God, as if, in a certain sense, it formed one whole. 318 more words


Morning Meditation

🌞Morning Meditation☀️

Many Blessings Are Given Those Who Receive Communion Worthily

The Disciple

O Lord my God, favor Your servant with the blessings of Your sweetness that I may merit to approach Your magnificent Sacrament worthily and devoutly. 719 more words


The First One Now Will Later Be Last

“It is not the children of the flesh who are the children of God”

(Romans 9:8 NRSV)

There is a motif which runs through the Old Testament. 852 more words

The Prosaic God

I recently came across this line by the Australian poet Les Murray-

‘God is the poetry caught in any religion,

caught, not imprisoned’

This, I think, speaks to the image of God fostered by the nineteenth century Romantics. 680 more words