Inspiration

You don’t have a soul, You are a soul, You have a body

Asceticism- self-discipline and avoidance of all forms of indulgence; rigorous self-denial; austerity; extreme plainness, simplicity “He had found refuge, outside the confines of human society,” Teilhard de Chardin, Hymn of the Universe Our universal self-seeking is in our quest for fulfillment. I find it somewhat odd that in the confines of my own journey there… Continue reading You don’t have a soul, You are a soul, You have a body

Life

Climb the mountain: How to pray “Your Will be done” and mean it

“And when he had taken leave of them, he went off to the mountain to pray.” Mark 6:46 His tombstone reads, “Pauper, servis a humilis” (a poor and humble servant) Saint Andre Bessette When we are too close up, we can see nothing. Our nose presses up against the glass window, and all we can… Continue reading Climb the mountain: How to pray “Your Will be done” and mean it

Life

Wake up and Abandon your Life, Don’t you want to live?

“He does not call those that are worthy, but those whom He will.” The Story of a Soul, The autobiography of St.Therese of Lisieux “True dependence is not simply asking Me to bless what you have decided to do. It is coming to Me with an open mind and heart, inviting me to plant my… Continue reading Wake up and Abandon your Life, Don’t you want to live?

Working Mom

What if you could live just for today?

“I would have gladly kissed the soles of his feet for the salvation of Israel.” (says Mordechai of Haman, Esther 4:6, Chapter C). Alone in my prayer closet, under-caffeinated and overly anxious, I spilled my guts on the floor in desperation for God to clean up the mess. Nothing was particularly wrong, except that I… Continue reading What if you could live just for today?