What the Desert Monastics Knew

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 14, 2020 5:00:00 AM

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

The Soul Desires, Loves, and Lets Go

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 13, 2020 5:00:00 AM

An ego response is always an inadequate or even wrong response to the moment. It will not deepen...

God Desires Our Happiness

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 12, 2020 5:00:00 AM

How helpful it is to see sin, like addiction, as a disease, a very destructive disease, instead...

Success Isn't Everything

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 11, 2020 5:00:00 AM

I cannot pretend to understand God, but this is what I see: People who have moved from seeming...

The Genius of the Twelve Steps

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 10, 2020 5:00:00 AM

The absolute genius of the Twelve Steps is that it refuses to bless and reward what looks like...

Love Responds to Love

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 9, 2020 5:00:00 AM

We have been graced for a truly sweet surrender, if we can radically accept being radically...

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 Crib and the Cross

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Jan 6, 2020 5:00:00 AM

One cold January night when the world seemed to lie in darkness, I sat down from a long day and...

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,...