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Tag Archives: Franciscan

Lesson Five: Nothing Can Come Between Us

Reality Initiating Us: Part Two Lesson Five: Nothing Can Come Between Us Friday,  April 10, 2020 Good Friday It is true that you are going to die, and yet “I am certain of this, neither death nor life, nothing that exists, nothing still to come, not any power, not any height nor depth, nor any… Continue Reading Lesson Five: Nothing Can Come Between Us

A Point of Nothingness

True Self/False Self: Week 1 A Point of Nothingness Friday, August 5, 2016 Today we continue with Thomas Merton’s description of the True Self as written following his “conversion” at Fourth and Walnut. It is so inspired, I want to quote it at length: At the center of our being is a point of nothingness… Continue Reading A Point of Nothingness

Learning How to Love

Alternative Orthodoxy: Week 1 Learning How to Love Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Francis’ emphasis on action, practice, and lifestyle was revolutionary for its time, just as it is now. It is the foundation of Franciscan alternative orthodoxy. For Francis and Clare, Jesus became someone to actually imitate and not just to collectively worship. Believe it… Continue Reading Learning How to Love

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