Be persistent and passionate in prayer.
To put ourselves in the shoes of St. Francis of Assisi is to find the perfect peace that derives from selfless service to others.
In the 25th chapter of Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus relates the parable of the 10 Bridesmaids. Here, we’re reminded that a heart prepared for the Lord is also one prone to selfless acts, in the service of others. Nowhere is that better exemplified than spontaneous generosity in peace, or bravery in war.
In his letter to the Philippians, St. Paul invites members of the community to reflect upon those elements of personal identity that define us. Are they ‘credits’ or ‘debits’, for those of us on a spiritual journey? How does this ‘audit’ of our understanding of ourselves, serve to ‘add’ or ‘detract’ from our being in […]