The Life Force in the Universe

by Paula D'Arcy on Nov 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM

There is a life force flowing through the universe, and everything exists in a single moment,...

Growing in Mindfulness

by David Steindl-Rast on Nov 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Is there a method for cultivating mindfulness? Yes, there are many methods. The one I have...

‘Bring Me Out of Prison’

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Nov 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Francis was a man born of wealth, a leader who dreamed of knighthood and who went to war on a...

Draw Closer

by Paula D'Arcy on Nov 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Day after day we are met by the same silent awareness in the sunlight and the sudden wind—in the...

Hearing and Living the Truth

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Nov 9, 2018 7:46:14 AM

St. Bonaventure said of his holy father Francis that he was a true teacher because he learned...

Prayer: Singing God's Song

by David Steindl-Rast on Nov 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Our heart is a highly sensitive receiver; it can listen through all our senses. Whatever we...

Hold a Space in Your Heart for the World

by Paula D'Arcy on Nov 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Hold a space in your heart for the world. We’re all ancestors of future generations who hope...

Imagine Another Future

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Nov 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The teachings of St. Francis enable us to imagine another future that gives us hope; for hope is...

Light Moves within Our Darkness

by Paula D'Arcy on Nov 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Like most people, I would prefer to escape deep loss and to avoid hard and challenging times....

The Key to a Joy-filled Life

by David Steindl-Rast on Nov 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM

Joy goes beyond happiness. Joy is the happiness that does not depend on what happens. It springs...