Our greater awareness of method and recourse to technology in theology today seems to be at the expense of prayer. Very few scholars teach or write as if they believe that contemplation is of any objective value to the theological enterprise or that mystical wisdom has any real importance for the life of the Church.
Satan tempts us with handfuls of sapphires. God holds out a diamond. We have to choose the pearl of great price, the one thing necessary. But oh, those sapphires can be very lovely…
In this Discernment Brief, Fr. Bill Watson, S.J. ,Founder and President of the Sacred Story Institute,
discusses inspirations from the Divine Inspirer and the counter-inspirer, with a short reflection for your spiritual development.
Peter must see again to the need to be washed, not just externally, but in the deepest place of wounds and weakness. He must walk with Jesus again, being again called to be made new. What was not possible alone is possible in Christ. Peter is called as living witness that even from our sins, God can make something new and even better.
It takes time for the reality of the Resurrection to transform our lives.
St. Frances of Rome: Finding God in the Housekeeping Join Jordan Burke and Kristin Priola on Saints and Sages, where we plunge into the lives
Universal Call to Holiness and St. Elizabeth of the Trinity with Claire Dwyer This is episode 1 of 4 with Claire Dwyer, author of This