Love Gives Itself Away

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

The simplest way to describe God’s poverty and humility is in terms of love. Love gives itself...

Reflecting God's Love

by Ragan Sutterfield on Oct 28, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The deeper my love the more particular it becomes and the more limited in scope. It is only...

Stop Trying to Figure God Out

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Oct 27, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Francis of Assisi grasped something of the mystery of God and, in a particular way, the mystery...

Eyes Fixed on the Lord Jesus

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Oct 26, 2019 5:00:00 AM

In exploring Francis as a mystic, we are reminded again to look upon Christ on the cross and...

Silence Is a Language God Can Speak

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

Too often our prayers are projections of our own needs and desires and we give God little room...

Our Physical Surroundings Are Holy

by Kerry Walters on Oct 24, 2019 5:00:00 AM

We who tend to think of nature as nothing more than a usable commodity can learn a great deal...

The Sacrament of the Present Moment

by Terry Hershey on Oct 23, 2019 5:00:00 AM

In letters written in 1740, Jean-Pierre de Caussade (ordained member of the Society of Jesus)...

We Are Rich Soil for God's Word

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Oct 22, 2019 5:00:00 AM

All of us are invited to be rich soil for God’s word, and all of us have become rich soil in...

Mystics Are Chosen by God

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Oct 21, 2019 5:00:00 AM

One of the truths that is becoming more evident to me the more I study and think about the...

Being Present Is Honoring Now

by Terry Hershey on Oct 20, 2019 5:00:00 AM

John Duns Scotus (a Franciscan theologian in the thirteenth century) talked about “thisness,”...