Leisure Is a Virtue

by David Steindl-Rast on Jan 22, 2019 5:00:00 AM

We tend to think that the opposite of work is leisure. Leisure is not the opposite of work; play...

Running to a God We Trust

by Ronald Rolheiser, OMI on Jan 21, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Remember as a child the number of times you ran up to somebody, someone you trusted—a parent, a...

Celebrating the Kingdom of God

by Ronald Rolheiser, OMI on Jan 20, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Christ came and declared a wedding feast, a celebration, at the very center of life. They...

How Prayer Nourishes Us

by Ronald Rolheiser, OMI on Jan 19, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Like eating, prayer is meant to respect the natural rhythms of our energy. As we know from...

Falling in Love with God

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Jan 18, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The awareness of God is like the awareness that you are falling in love with a beautiful person...

God Speaks in Many Languages

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 17, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Exclusion in the name of God is the very worst of religious sins. God speaks in many tongues and...

The Spiritual Problem of Our Time

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 16, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The great spiritual problem of the day is being “like fish out of water.” A life without...

What the Desert Monastics Knew

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 15, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Clearly one of the pillars of the spiritual life, as far as the Desert Monastics were concerned,...

What Is Your Vocation?

by Casey Cole, OFM on Jan 14, 2019 5:00:00 AM

While a vocation does bring us joy and should be something that we are good at, it is not...

Be True to the Mystery of Your Baptism

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Jan 13, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The mystic knows in a uniquely graced way these mysteries that we believe and live out as we try...