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...

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...

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...

The Good News Is Joy

by Franciscan Media on Nov 1, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Joy is the gist of the Christian Good News. Yet, only if we open wide our senses will we be able...

A Return to Formal Prayer

by Franciscan Media on Oct 14, 2017 5:45:00 AM

I come back once more to formal prayer, to the doxology that traditionally concludes the prayers...

The Mystery of the Trinity

by Franciscan Media on Oct 8, 2017 5:45:00 AM

One of the gifts in my life for which I am most grateful is the way I was taught about the...

Work as Prayer

by Franciscan Media on Sep 27, 2017 5:45:00 AM

While proofreading a manuscript, I better keep my mind on the text, not on God. If my mind is...

A Dual Citizenship

by Franciscan Media on Aug 27, 2017 5:45:00 AM

We humans belong to both realms, the realm of the senses and a realm that goes beyond them. This...