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Reflection 1.18.17

In order to make advance in prayer… we must remember that the business of prayer does not consist in thinking much but in loving much.  Do therefore whatever may excite you most to love.  109 more words


Saintly Inspirations

“Those who walked closest to Christ were those who had to bear the greatest trials.”

~ St. Teresa of Avila


"Laughter came from every brick" poem by St. Teresa of Avila

Just these two words He spoke

changed my life,
“Enjoy Me.”
What a burden I thought I was to carry –
a crucifix, as did He. 50 more words


The Way Of Nothing ...

Saint John of the Cross (Spanish: San Juan de la Cruz; 1542[1] – 14 December 1591) was a major figure of the Catholic… 280 more words

The Inner Struggle

Two Cloaks

“Christ has no hands on earth but yours.” -St. Teresa of Avila

During this season of Advent, I have been following Bishop Robert Barron’s Daily Advent Reflections. 215 more words

Saint John of the Cross December 14.

Founder (with St. Teresa) of the Discalced Carmelites, doctor of mystic theology, b. at Hontoveros, Old Castile, 24 June, 1542; d.

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Feasts And Commemorations

Begin Again


As I reflect on this year, I’ve come to find that sometimes the hardest person to forgive is…yourself. With the year of mercy coming to a close, I am trying to be merciful to myself, especially during this advent season, so that I can fully receive you with an open and eager heart when you come. 357 more words