Posts in category Thoughts on the Spiritual Life

These articles are concerned with some aspect of Catholic spirituality or mysticism and its practical application.


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Thoughts on the Spiritual Life

On the Importance of Discerning and Sharing Your Sacred Story

A Sacred Story is exactly that – it’s our story about the time we uniquely entered into sacred space and the impact that event had on us.. Sacred Scripture informs us that there are only three things we ought to do when we have a sacred encounter with those; that is, (1) Discern it; (2) Share it for the rest of your life; and (3) Revisit it often to measure and correct your path.

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On Taking Steps Towards Holiness

No matter what the test or trial, or consolation or blessing – we never stop walking towards God. We never deviate from the narrow way. We never take a detour into sin. On the contrary, we press forward towards God one step at a time, and that is what eventually gets us there. Even if we fall, even if we get off course; we get up with grace, we redirect or whole self to Heaven and start taking those steps again.

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A Short Treatment on Humility and Simplicity

Go through life like a little child, always trusting, always full of simplicity and humility, content with everything, happy in every circumstance. There, where others fear, you will pass calmly along, thanks to this simplicity and humility. Remember this Sister, for your whole life: as waters flow from the mountains down into the valleys, so, too, do God’s graces flow into humble souls.”

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