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)

Attentiveness

When we become more attentive, a most important result becomes possible: we begin to see the world as it more nearly is rather than as we wish it to be. To be attentive is to know that we are always already in a world that touches, feeds, and responds to us in bewildering varieties of … More Attentiveness

Honesty

    A habit of honesty in speech is probably closely related to a lack of selfishness. We are simple and honest because protecting ourselves is not our primary concern. (Fr. Don Talafous, OSB, St. John’s Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota)