Through sacrifice and self-examination during Lent, God forms us into one people.
Explore what Jesus, Peter and Paul said about God’s love for strangers and foreigners.
Jesus’ solidarity with the “the least of these” plants him among the prophets (Matthew 25: 40). Jeremiah and Isaiah say the measure of a society is how it treats its least powerful. Jesus entered into commonality with the poor, oppressed and suffering.
Are You there, God? You feel very close to God for a moment, during a hymn, during prayer, for a few hours or days and then it’s gone.
Prayer & meditation should never be regarded as a science or reduced to a system because it is essentially a living and personal relationship, which tends to become more personal and more simple, as one goes on.
Jesus’ rescuing love sets the standard for Christian holiness & transfigures the lives of those who are fellow workers with God.
To be a mystic is simply to participate here and now in that real and eternal life; in the fullest, deepest sense. It is to share, as a free and conscious agent—not a servant, but a son — in God’s Kingdom, sweeping through pain and glory towards home in God.
In this busy world it is difficult to be aware of and develop our progress on the spiritual path. Three words provides an easy guide to monitor your growth.
Early stages of spiritual growth require personal effort & choice. Mature spirituality is also intensely social for it is a life shared with all creatures in heaven and earth.
When life takes on a dull meaningless quality void of transcendence, transformation can be accomplished through mystical experience of God.