Category: Love

Strong and Active Love

What makes for strong and active love? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on how the saints exemplified this type of love, in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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The Development of Love

How does the Lord develop our love for Him? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Courageous and Impatient Love

What is the property of love? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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The Act of Love

Can we perform an act of love without feeling love? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from the Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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Humble and Reverent Love

How do the saints espouse humble and reverent love? Find out when Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen reflects on what various saints have to say.

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The Life of Love

The Life of Love Presence of God – Grant, O Lord, that even while I am here on earth, I may love You as I

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Seeking God in Love

Seeking God in Love Presence of God – Help me, O God, to concentrate all my affections on You, so that my heart will be

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Our Destiny is Love

Our Destiny is Love Why did God make you? Some of us memorized the answer to that question as children. The Baltimore Catechism says, “God

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Love Songs in the Night

With rich biblical imagery, St. John of the Cross describes the soul as a jubilant bride who sings mysterious verses and wants nothing other than

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To Rejoice in the Truth

In prayer, the Father speaks His Word to us. This is the Word whispered deep into our humble poverty so that in our frailty we

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