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Are You Becoming a Mirror for Christ?

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 10, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Clare’s emphasis on the person of Jesus Christ is an emphasis on the human person as well, what...

We Are Rich in Our Poverty

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 9, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Clare puts forth the tremendous mystery of the human person both as rich and poor. The mystery...

The World Is Pregnant with God

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Jan 8, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Reading the Book of Life gave Francis new meaning to the world around him. He began to read the...

Christ Is the Book of Life

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Jan 7, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Christ is the Book of Life. Somehow we still do not read this book properly. We buy lots of...

The Greatness of God's Love

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Jan 5, 2020 5:00:00 AM

God bends low so that God can meet us exactly where we, finite, fragile, created human beings,...

All Creation Is Incarnational

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Dec 29, 2019 5:00:00 AM

In the Book of Life we discover that all of creation tells us something about God—his power,...

The Greatest Love We Have Known

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Dec 26, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Think of someone you truly love or have loved. What is the power of that love that draws you to...

Love Brings Us to Birth

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Dec 25, 2019 5:00:00 AM

If God is love and it is love that brings us to birth, then it is difficult to conceive of the...

God Is Most High and Most Humble

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Dec 24, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The idea of “bending over” or “bending down” reminds me of the days when I took care of my...

God Loves Us Where We Are

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Dec 16, 2019 5:00:00 AM

If God loves us where we are and comes to be with us humbly in the flesh, then we must admit...