Tagged: Spiritual Life

Monkey Business and Great News

Many call upon St. Benedict and wear his medal as protection against the devil, and rightly so, but did you know that another monastic father claims a similar power?  On Friday 4th was celebrated...

Disconcertingly Inspiring

Jeannie Ewing writes a beautifully simple perspective on existence for Integrated Catholic Life, Flourishing and Dying.  “Each day, we are called to die in some way. It’s our yes to God’s beckoning when Jesus...

Risk

Little strikes fear into the heart of a mother more than watching her young child perch precariously at the edge of a railing or dangling from the highest branch of a tall tree… and...

A Child’s Conscience

Today is the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul, patron of charitable societies. St. Vincent is a tremendous example of true Charity and fraternal love. Even the great St. Francis de Sales said...

Eternity

“When man is doing the three or four things that he was sent on this earth to do, then he speaks like one who shall live for ever. …There are in life certain immortal...

Simple, But Not Easy

Scruples can be a torturous vice, but as with all vices, it is conquered by the perfect and simple practice of simple virtues.. Sean Mitchell at Those Catholic Men shares how he benefited from...

The Land Without a Sunday

The Blessedness of Labor from Finer Femininity by Rev. George Deshon addresses any complaints that particularly women who must work for a living might have, but there is advice that is pertinent to everyone,...

Milk, Honey, Beauty

In a post that emphasizes the beauty and fullness of the ancient Paschal traditions, Vultus Christi expounds on these practices and their meaning for both monastic and laypeople, neophytes and veterans. Days of Milk...

Good and Evil

We often think of how blessed we are to have the modern conveniences that we enjoy every day: electricity brings light at the flip of a switch, washing machines and dishwashers nearly eliminate what...

Unwanted Items, Necessary Info

Continuing on our Lenten journey, Finer Femininity has a wonderful excerpt from Maria Von Trapp’s “Around the Year With the Trapp Family” in a post entitled Laetare Sunday to Palm Sunday – Maria Von...