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St. Francis on the Disciple as an Icon of God

When had been preaching to the people of Terni in the town square, as soon as his sermon had ended, the bishop of the place, who was a discerning and spiritual man, rose and said to the people, ‘From the beginning, when our Lord planted and founded His Church, He has always enlightened it through holy men who have fostered it by word and example. 368 more words

Francis Of Assisi

You Don't Have To Read This

So my thoughts and feelings on this matter don’t really pertain to anyone but me.  You don’t have to read this.  But I have to write it. 1,124 more words

Life Chatter

Acknowledge the Cocoon

An author is loathe to allow changes to her fragile writing cocoon.

Once she is ‘in the groove’, as they say, disturbances to her immediate environs is dangerous not only to her project but to the disturber as well. 145 more words

Author

"I Can Feel You Judging Me": Why I Love Tommy More

It’s the year 1530, and England is caving in on itself. The common people are confused, the courtesans are quick to alter their opinion, and the country is on the brink. 1,060 more words

Courage

ME...HOLY? A YOUNG MAN ASKED ME…AND I ANSWERED: YES...! YOU TOO AS WELL!

ME…HOLY..? A YOUNG MAN ASKED ME…AND I ANSWERED: YES…! YOU TOO AS WELL!

St Peter in his 1st Letter (1: 15-16) reminds us, citing the words of Leviticus: “as he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in all your conduct; since it is written, ‘You shall be holy, for I am holy (Lev 19:2).’” And as St. 342 more words

Pope Francis

Place-Based Education #1

Place-Based Education #1

What I want to tell you is that I’ve seen a place

through which surges a crackling, shimmering Reality

I’ve seen a place where the creatures have taken on lives of their own, … 565 more words

Trevien