Tag: St. Augustine

The Victory of Surrender – Part II of II

What is the blessing of the victory of surrender to God? In part II of this two-part series, Dr. Peter Howard reflects on how he, and his family, are trusting utterly in the Lord as they launch the “Heroic Families” initiative.

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The Living Water

What quenches our thirst for God? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from the classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Knowing Your Sins; Meditating More Effectively

How can we become more aware of our sins? How does disposition help us to meditate more effectively? Dan and Melissa answer these questions as they reflect on the book “Finding God Through Meditation” by St Peter of Alcántara.

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The Great Combat

What is this great combat we are engaged in? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on the temptations of Christ, on this First Sunday of Lent, in this excerpt from the classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Confirmation

How do we find the strength to battle and win when we are tempted to waiver in our faith? Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen reflects on the sacrament of Confirmation in this excerpt from the classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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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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Mysticism and the Machine: Mysticism and Magisterium Part V

Is the liturgy a grace machine? Fr Angelo Geiger brings the words of Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) and Cardinal Robert Sarah to bear as he examines this question in part V of his Mystery and Magisterium Series and how the Blessed Virgin Mary is key to better appreciating the sacraments and the liturgy.

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