Tag: Cistercians

YOU CAN’t BE CONTEMPLATIVE IN YOUR SPIRITUALITY BY YOURSELF

The Gathering of Lay Cistercians of Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Monastery.

wonder-filled resources that fill up the emptiness of my heart while i age in place.

I use these resources nearly every week to help me fill in the big holes in my life due to COVID-19 and the hatred our culture seems to have for one another. Using the analogy of a room, each of us has a room… Continue Reading “wonder-filled resources that fill up the emptiness of my heart while i age in place.”

HOW GOD SPEAKS TO ALL OF US.

How does God speak with us? In the Old Testament, the Prophets gave us insights into what God wants of us. In the New Testament, Jesus gives us how to love others by doing what he does for us. The Holy Spirit speaks directly… Continue Reading “HOW GOD SPEAKS TO ALL OF US.”

THE SIXTY-SECOND CATHOLIC

Here are some thoughts for Dads on their secular holiday. FIVE YES’S AND ONE NO THE BEGINNING Creation began as a YES (Let it be) from God. That which is created takes on the characteristics of the person creating it. THE BEGINNING OF HUMAN… Continue Reading “THE SIXTY-SECOND CATHOLIC”

A Lay Cistercian reflects on moving from self to God

There are many lessons I have learned about trying to be spiritual in my lifetime. ┬áHere are a few. Spirituality, i.e., moving from self to God, is a lifetime process. I marvel, when talking to people who have said they left the Catholic Church… Continue Reading “A Lay Cistercian reflects on moving from self to God”

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