Without fear or expectation 20 July 2017

      There is a life force flowing through the universe, and everything exists in a single moment, forever unfolding. I open myself to the stream. I want to be emptied and purified so that the past is no longer my lens—so that it no longer colors what I see. What will it be like [...]

I Now Know Nothing -Franciscan Media-1 July 2017

I Now Know Nothing Posted by Franciscan Media on Jun 29, 2017 5:45:00 AM Right now I am being washed clean and wrung out. The fact that I once thought I knew what life was about would make me laugh, if I could laugh. All my former certainties lie exposed.[  ] –from the book Stars at [...]

Manifestation of Christ June 19, 2017

Manifestation of Christ Posted by Franciscan Media on Jun 19, 2017 6:00:00 AM Lord God, through the preaching and ministry of John the Baptist, you manifested your Son to the world in the waters of the Jordan River. Prepare our hearts for the coming of Christ so that we may trust in him as the [...]

United in Peace – 19 June 2017

Most High, glorious God, enlighten the shadows of our hearts, and grant to us a right faith, a certain hope, and perfect charity, so that we may accomplish your holy will. As we walk in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi, give us a spirit of poverty and humility so that we may be [...]

The River from Eden – Daily Dose of Wisdom

    The toil of the garden is to find Eden. The toil of the mind is to reach beyond mind. Source: The River from Eden - Daily Dose of Wisdom

In Times of Trouble 28 january 2017

Maybe the highest form of spirituality is simply to bear patiently with our brokenness. In the midst of a world of emotional and psychological violence, perhaps we can at least refrain from violence of any kind toward ourselves. -from Loaded: Money and the Spirituality of Enough Source: In Times of Trouble

Praise God’s Glory

Ultimately, God's will for us isn't complicated. He wants us to live with Him forever in Heaven: "We who first hoped in Christ have been destined and appointed to live for the praise of His glory" (Ephesians 1:12). Source: Praise God's Glory -from Faith, Hope & Clarity

Jesus is The Concrete Sign

  Through his humanity Jesus was able to reveal the singular destiny of all women and men. He offered himself as both the concrete sign of this destiny and the means of achieving it. By entering under the roof of human history, Jesus came to us exactly where we lay ill and gave his own [...]

A Place to Dwell

  Somewhere our Lord is doing something lovingly to you, even when what you experience is only hurt. Is He carving out a cave to dwell in? If so, the cutting away of rocks might hurt very much and you might not be aware of the space He is creating for Himself. -from Love, Henri [...]