Lent Prepares Us for Disappointment

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Feb 28, 2020 5:00:00 AM

In a digital age virtual reality seems more convenient than actuality. Whims can be...

Physical and Spiritual Are Intertwined

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Feb 27, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Our five senses and physical life are intricately woven into our spiritual seasons. When our...

How Can We Make the Best of this Season?

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Feb 26, 2020 5:00:00 AM

How can we make the best of this season? Commit more generously and absolutely to...

Lent Is about Being Faithful

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Feb 25, 2020 5:00:00 AM

A lot can happen in forty days and forty nights. More useful things will happen if we enter...

Getting Our Priorities Straight

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Feb 24, 2020 5:00:00 AM

The forty days and nights of Lent are about simplification, purification, getting priorities...

Cultivating Spiritual Discipline

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Feb 23, 2020 5:00:00 AM

The word discipline comes from the Latin discere, meaning “to learn.” We need discipline of...

Our Eden Instincts

by Colleen C. Mitchell on Feb 22, 2020 5:00:00 AM

God created us as bodily creatures. The most important aspects of our faith, the ones that touch...

Broken and Healed

by Colleen C. Mitchell on Feb 21, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Our all-loving God does not desire that we seek suffering to become holy, but he does desire...

The Warmth of God's Mercy

by Colleen C. Mitchell on Feb 20, 2020 5:00:00 AM

It is God’s love that is still holding me by the shoulder as, spoonful by spoonful, I consume...

Grace in All Things

by Colleen C. Mitchell on Feb 19, 2020 5:00:00 AM

I began to see that the intent of Christ was never to relegate redemption to the spiritual...