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                          YOUR BAD DAYS ARE SOMEONE’S GOOD DAYS!                         Count your blessings and you’ll soon forget your troubles

  Pray and give your troubles to God. I know that there will be days of tribulation but they will pass. 80 more words


The Peace That We Desire

Who are You? Really!! What do you like about yourself? What do you think of others? Are you critical of others? Do you want people to act or talk a certain way? 672 more words

Life's Actions

Ecstatic Bernini, Abashed Modernity

Sarah Kissel, religious studies, English, and political science

Rome, Italy

Since taking a course on gender and sexuality during the Reformation, I have been taken with both the testimony of St. 1,158 more words


Poetics of Labor: Simone Weil. St. Teresa, and Mysticism

Hannah Murray, religious studies and English

Written for Work and Religion

Instructor: Sonia Velazquez

The modern 20th century French philosopher-laborer, Simone Weil, and the early modern Carmelite nun, St. 3,653 more words


St. Benedict Knew How to Beat the Blues

A while back, for whatever reason, I was most uncharacteristically doing battle with the devilish little megrim that is acedia.

Actually, “doing battle” sounds romantic and pro-active. 1,048 more words


St Teresa & A Woman's Longing to Preach

Saint Teresa of Avila was a 16th-century mystic and Carmelite nun who traveled around teaching and writing mystical treatises on the interior life of maturing Christian spirituality and contemplative practices. 506 more words