Monthly Archives: December 2013

Spiritual Direction: Part One

Even though they be not in a religious Order, it would be a great thing for them to have someone to whom they could go, as many people do, so that they might not be following their own will in

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Spiritual Favors and Love

Regarding spiritual favors: “if they come from God, they come laden with love and fortitude, by the help of which a soul can progress with less labor and grow continually in good works and virtues.” (Teresa of Avila: Third Mansions: Chapter

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A Gift

I worked with Julia and Nathan for five years in our church; they were Artists in Residence and I taught. They are gifted artists/musicians (and also two of the nicest people I’ve ever meant).  On Julia’s most recent blog post you can

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Courage

When we proceed with all this caution, we find stumbling blocks everywhere; for we are afraid of everything, and so dare not to go further, as if we could arrive at these Mansions by letting others make the journey for

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