I just had to share this, even if it’s from the same resource as the previous post, because it’s on a different but parallel thought track. These are Thomas Merton’s suggestions (highlighting mine) on how to live the contemplative life in a secular world, as capsulized in a talk by Fr. James Conner, OCSO: Every … Continue reading Being Contemplative in a Secular World
How do contemplatives deal with their sexuality? As I grow deeper in my prayer and interior life, I find that it also releases bursts of energies which I cannot totally just channel to my work and creative life, so this bothers me, given my Catholic upbringing; it also makes me seriously wonder and question, given … Continue reading An Honest Question of the Heart
Originally posted on THE RIVER WALK:
Read: Isaiah 62:6-65:25, Philippians 2:19-3:3, Psalm 73:1-28, Proverbs 24:13-14 In all their suffering he also suffered, and he personally rescued them. In his love and mercy he redeemed them. He lifted them up and carried them through all the years. (Isaiah 63:9) Yet I still belong to you; you hold my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, leading… Continue reading Will You Dance?