Tag Archives: St. Francis of Assisi

Alumni Newsletter — May 2018

A Note from the Editor Dear Living School alumni, Christ is evolving in us. Our Living School formation has taught us that, come what may, the love of Christ is constant. Paradoxically, this constancy of Christ is not fixed and static but ever-flowing and always changing. Life and faith do not fit into a box,… Continue Reading Alumni Newsletter — May 2018

Making Christianity Relevant Again

From the Bottom Up: Introduction Making Christianity Relevant Again Sunday, January 1, 2017 What will make a difference to the future is awakening to a faith that fully communicates God’s love—a love that transforms how we believe, what we do, and who we are in the world. —Diana Butler Bass [1] Our religion is not… Continue Reading Making Christianity Relevant Again

Falling in Love

Spirituality of Imperfection: Week 2 Falling in Love Sunday, July 24, 2016 Some have called the principle of going down in order to go up a “spirituality of imperfection” or “the way of the wound.” It has been affirmed in Christianity by St. Francis of Assisi as the way of poverty, by St. Therese of… Continue Reading Falling in Love

The Positive in the Negative

Alternative Orthodoxy: Week 2 The Positive in the Negative Monday, February 15, 2016 We must bear patiently not being good . . . and not being thought good. —St. Francis of Assisi Whoever is willing to serenely bear the trial of being displeasing to herself, that person is a pleasant place of shelter for Jesus.… Continue Reading The Positive in the Negative

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