It's Not about Perfection

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 31, 2019 1:05:00 AM

Perfection is not what being human is about. Perfection is simply not attainable in the human...

Learning Spiritual Discipline

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 26, 2019 1:02:00 AM

 

In the spiritual life, we are meant to prod our souls to regular discipline so that in doing...

God Speaks in Many Languages

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 17, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Exclusion in the name of God is the very worst of religious sins. God speaks in many tongues and...

The Spiritual Problem of Our Time

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 16, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The great spiritual problem of the day is being “like fish out of water.” A life without...

What the Desert Monastics Knew

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 15, 2019 5:00:00 AM

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

What We Bring to Prayer

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 3, 2019 5:00:00 AM

What we bring to the pursuit of the God of life is what we will get out of it. The regularity of...

God, Spoil Me with Your Love

by Fr. Gary Caster on Oct 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM

My favorite saint is Thérèse of Lisieux, “The Little Flower” (the saint from whom Mother Teresa...

Suffering Can Make Us Holy

by Pegge Bernecker on Aug 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The discovery of a deep wound can become a transformative gift or a wrenching sorrow that opens...

Healing, Hope, and Promise

by Pegge Bernecker on Aug 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Healing, hope and promise are generously shared. Our only response in return is generous...

You Have a Unique Spiritual Path

by Pegge Bernecker on Aug 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Your prayer path will be like no one else’s path. You are not the same as any other person. You...