Miracles Are More than Magic

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

Anyone concerned for a loved one in danger, is desperate for a miracle. Even when we have...

Truth Is Lived, Not Spoken

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Mar 22, 2020 5:00:00 AM

The truth is not just what you say. You can wait for your lawyer to give you the oily words...

Life Is More than Winning and Losing

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Mar 21, 2020 5:00:00 AM

We say things like “There are two kinds of people…” or “We can do one of two things…” The...

Seeking Radical Simplicity

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Mar 20, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Because we are so bombarded today with messages and demands, and our attention is being...

Are You With Me?

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Mar 19, 2020 5:00:00 AM

“Are you with me?” It’s a question we might ask an audience to make sure they haven’t gone...

Be Your Real Self

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Mar 18, 2020 5:00:00 AM

When we see hypocrisy—the enemy of integrity—we are cautious. If we condemn it—as Jesus and...

Silence Is the Greatest of Teachers

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Mar 17, 2020 5:00:00 AM

A good new practice to highlight, even at this midway point in the Lenten period, is silence....

Persistence Is More Important than Success

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Mar 16, 2020 5:00:00 AM

We cannot pursue success, acceptance, and acclaim as authentic goals of life, and be real. In...

Meditation Dissolves Sticky Sin

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Mar 15, 2020 5:00:00 AM

There is, as we all know, personal sin. We all know our faults—or suspect them. They are the...

Who Do We Want to Be?

by Laurence Freeman, OSB on Mar 14, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Experience is a stronger persuader than argument, and we act well to the degree that we see...