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Joan Mueller challenges readers to evangelize the modern world by the way they live. She offers daily scriptural reflections on the gift of faith, conversion, Mary as a model of faith, and living evangelization.
Muto has collected brief sayings by classical and contemporary spiritual writers whose words are keepsakes by anyone’s standards. As Saint Augustine of Hippo once said, ‘Feed your soul in divine readings; they will prepare for you a spiritual feast.’
Brendan Leahy offers this loving explanation of the dual dimension of the Mass – Christ’s gift and our existential participation, His action and our daily cooperation.
The author offers us the chance to taste something of the mysterious silence of Thomas shortly before his death. The beauty of the words in poetic form take us beyond the limitations of words and usher us into the silence where the Word speaks.
Unity and Jesus Forsaken, the twin themes of this book, are two sides of the same coin. They sum up the core of the Christian message. Exploring them is to explore the richness found in the person of Jesus.
Gym for the Soul is a book of poetry inspired by the quest to find God in the everyday nuts and bolts of life’s experiences. The title refers to workout, something we can do each day – a spiritual workout – if only we keep our eyes and ears open for God among us.
The excerpts on the Eucharist from Chiara Lubich’s writings that are collected here reflect the deep union with God that she experienced both as an individual and as a living member of the Body of Christ which is the Church.
Each of us has a ray that burst forth from the Father’s heart when he spoke our name with the word Love. If we follow this ray, which is his will for us, we will become what we are in the mind of God from all eternity. It’s a matter of corresponding to his will, adhering to it, moment by moment, until the day when it will literally lead us back to the sun, to the Father.
Jesus’s new commandment is one of the cardinal points of the Focolare Spirituality: ‘I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another’ (Jn 13:34). The new commandment is one of those wondrous gifts that Jesus ‘held hidden in his heart’ only to reveal them on the last day of his life on earth.
These short reflections lead the reader into the very heart of the Good News, to the discovery of that Light which is ever ancient, ever new.
Thought-provoking reflections to help us grasp and live in the ‘here and now’. ‘In the light of her Christian faith and a lifetime of experience with her friends, Chiara Lubich gives us advice on how to use well the ‘here and now’. If we focus on the present moment, we are planting a seed in eternity, to be enjoyed forever.
Written in the form of a diary, this book is a collection of the thoughts and reflections of Chiara Lubich during trips to North and South America, and Africa.
With characteristic simplicity and love, Bishop Robert Morneau shares his passion to understand and relate to the mystery of God.
In this collection of spiritual reflections Chiara Lubich explores man's aspiration to share in the life of God. The challenge of the Gospel is clear-cut: let your yes be yes and your no, no ... he who is not with me is against me. Whether reviewing the life of a great saint such as Catherine of Siena or of the Indian spiritual leader Vinhoba Bhave, Chiara Lubich underlines that what counts is the quality of life as it is lived in each moment.