Tag: Mother Teresa

Motherhood According to the Spirit

A woman’s heart, a woman’s soul is created to be like Mary’s — a refuge, a hiding place, a ‘shelter in which other souls may unfold’ in the words of St. Edith Stein.  Elizabeth was that safe place to fall and to find hope for everyone who knew her. Claire Dwyer continues the series today with a look at spiritual motherhood.

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A Living Smile

A smile is a small–although not always easy–sacrament of joy. Claire Dwyer shares about this surprising “apostolate” as her series on Elizabeth of the Trinity continues.

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A Divine Darkness

Claire Dwyer explores the mystical reality of the “Dark Night” through the experience of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity.

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The Long Dark Night of Mother Teresa

We’d be hard-pressed to find another saint who suffered a darkness so thick, or a night as long, as the one St. Teresa of Calcutta did. Find out more in an excerpt from this book on Mother Teresa.

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Aridity and Dryness in Prayer Series

A comprehensive listing of SpiritualDirection.com posts, and their links, on aridity and dryness in prayer (and a few posts on the dark night that touch on aridity and dryness).

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How Do We Know God’s Will?

How Do We Know God’s Will? Many people after discovering the faith soon realize that it is sometimes difficult to discern God’s will in a

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