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Wonder as Worship

For years I have played a mental exercise. After a truly exceptional restaurant meal I may note, “That goes down in my Top Ten Restaurant Meals.” In fact, right now, I can recall about four of those experiences, because it’s not like I have the whole list committed to memory. 582 more words


More Valued

The more intense and the more hidden the suffering, the more does God value it.
Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face


"...And In His Saints!" A Work of Fiction from a Real Tragedy

The French EMT helps load another stretcher into the ambulance, and shuts its doors as it takes off.  She wearily turns around and looks down the street of tragedy; lined with the injured, and the dead.  371 more words

Francis Of Assisi

Therese of Lisieux: “embracing both trial and joy”

“For me prayer is a surge of the heart, it is a simple look towards Heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy.”

St. Therese of Lisieux

Religious/Theological Reflections

The Secret to Suffer in Peace

You have taught me the secret to suffer in peace. Peace does not mean joy, at least not sensible joy. To suffer in peace, all I have to do is to will all that You, O Lord, will.

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Book Review: The Extraordinary Parents...


I might get run out of the blogosphere, chased by pitchforks and brown scapulars for saying so, but I don’t really like St. Thérèse of Lisieux… 1,042 more words


The Only Thing Desirable in this Vale of Tears

I am happy not to be free from suffering here ; suffering united with love is the only thing that seems desirable to me in this vale of tears.

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