Month: October 2020

WHICH POLITICAL PARTY DO YOU TRUST THE MOST?

Granted that both political parties are not beacons of truth and both tell their share of obfuscations, in this last week before elections, I am asking these pointed questions to find out where my mind and heart are. I do not presume to tell… Continue Reading “WHICH POLITICAL PARTY DO YOU TRUST THE MOST?”

LECTIO DIVINA: inching to forever

I can’t believe what Lectio Divina (Philippians 2:5) has done for me over the past ten years. I have not had a miraculous revelation during anything, nor a flash of lightning (like St. Paul), but, reflecting back on where I was, in terms of… Continue Reading “LECTIO DIVINA: inching to forever”

conduct your own contemplative ten minute retreat

SEEKING GOD AT FIVE GUYS BURGERS AND FRIES I love Five Guys Burgers and Fries (don’t tell my wife). They specialize in not only the best burgers I have tasted this side of my own grille but also scrummy delicious french fries and plenty… Continue Reading “conduct your own contemplative ten minute retreat”

YOU MUST SEE THIS WEBSITE

I share my joy with you about a website that I discovered by Father Luke Dysinger, O.S.B. with very rich contemporary subjects and also patristic and other primary sources. You can read the actual texts of the ecumenical councils, plus other great writers. Father… Continue Reading “YOU MUST SEE THIS WEBSITE”

TEN QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER BEFORE YOU VOTE

This is not a diatribe against this or that political party. Your right to vote is one of the most cherished of our constitutional requirements as a citizen. My only urging is to vote your conscience. Here are ten questions I have asked myself… Continue Reading “TEN QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER BEFORE YOU VOTE”

SITES THAT HAVE HELPED ME THE MOST IN SEEKING GOD EVERY DAY

I use the Internet a lot these days. Granted, there is a lot of blather contained in it, but there are some gems that I use almost every week as I seek God daily through silence and solitude. In no order of importance, here… Continue Reading “SITES THAT HAVE HELPED ME THE MOST IN SEEKING GOD EVERY DAY”

make a virtual retreat at Our lady of the Holy spirit monastery

Holy Mother's Center

Think you are all alone and cut off from your Church as you ponder the inscrutable happenings of the COVID 19 virus? There are two ways to look at Church: one is a place where you go to pray, and the second one is… Continue Reading “make a virtual retreat at Our lady of the Holy spirit monastery”

THREE SOURCES OF INSPIRATION

In my quest to seek God daily wherever I am and however I am, my Lectio Divina (Philippians 2:5) jangled my roots with the thought that I m sometimes caught up with the externals of Cistercian practices and charisms (making sure that I pray… Continue Reading “THREE SOURCES OF INSPIRATION”

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