Spiritual Journey

God is not confined to our hopes or limited to our prayers. God can find us on any road, can meet us on any path. And at an hour least expected, God can bring us home. (Pat Kozak, CSJ, religious consultant)

Prayer

Perhaps the answer God wants to make to our prayers for miracles isn’t “yes” or “no”, but “wait, there is so much more your could want.” (Michelle Francl-Donnay, chemistry professor and spiritual writer)

God’s Creation

God’s creation sings in the ordinary experience of every day, each part of creation a voice in the chorus of worship of our Creator. (Michael Peterson, OSB, musician and chaplain, College of St. Benedict)

Gratitude

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is “thank you”, it will be enough. (German philosopher Meister Eckhart, d. 1328) A little more than a month ago, I read an Advent reflection of Mary deTurris Poust in which she highlighted the importance of daily expressions of gratitude. She suggested writing three … More Gratitude

January 2021

Being still is not necessarily ceasing all activity; it is ceasing to play God by controlling every aspect of life. (Ilia Delio, OSF)

Merry Christmas!

As you celebrate Christmastide with your family, you may want to reflect on one or more of these questions: Q. When has the birth of a child brought joy and gladness to you or those you love? (Luke 1:14) Q. Joseph and Mary had to travel to Joseph’s ancestral home for a census. If you … More Merry Christmas!