Category Archives: Spiritual

“Let Nothing Trouble You”: The Feast of St. Teresa of Avila

“Let nothing trouble you, let nothing make you afraid. All things pass away. God never changes. Patience obtains everything. God alone is enough. Dream that the more you struggle, the more you prove the love that you bear your God, … Continue reading

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On the Feast of St. Therese of Lisieux

Words to live by on the Feast of St. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face: “If I did not simply live from one moment to the next, it would be impossible for me to keep my patience. … Continue reading

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The Sacrament of the Present Moment

One of the very best books I read this summer — perhaps all year — was Christian McEwan’s lovely World Enough and Time: On Creativity and Slowing Down. I posted an excerpt here that really spoke to me. Christian points … Continue reading

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