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Solidarity with Pain

Spirituality of Letting Go: Week 2 Solidarity with Pain Monday, September 5, 2016 Both Francis and Clare of Assisi lost and let go of all fear of suffering; all need for power, prestige, and possessions; any need for their small self to be important; and they came out the other side knowing something essential—who they… Continue Reading Solidarity with Pain

Suffering

“Might the authority of those who suffer bring the diverse cultural and social worlds together?” —Johann Baptist Metz I believe this profound question about suffering, from a modern German theologian, succinctly and precisely expresses the religious breakthrough that Christ has offered humanity. It is also foundational to understanding the unique Franciscan view of the world.… Continue Reading Suffering

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