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10-ST-THERESE-OF-LISIEUX

A shirt of flame

February 5th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

They say that the book you most need to read finds you when you most need to read it. I’ve had that experience many times, most recently with Heather King’s book, Shirt of Flame, A Year with Saint Therese of Lisieux. The title of the book is borrowed from TS Eliot’s Four Quartets, where he famously suggests that Love itself, God, is behind the torment we often feel in our fiery desires and that the burning we feel there is an ‘intolerable shirt of flame.’ Ms King writes this book from a fiery context within her own life: She is a freelance journalist and ... continue reading.
10-soulmate

The kiss of God on the soul

January 29th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


10-POPE-BOWS

Blessings, bowing and our brokenness

January 22nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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10-POPE-FRANCIS-YOUNG

Forever being ahead of our souls

January 15th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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10-SILENCE

Soul searching is best done in silence

January 8th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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10-PIERRE-TEILHARD-DE-CHARD

Sensitive to community beyond ourselves

December 11th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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