The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, , at sacred-texts.com First Rule. The first: It is proper to God.
Coincidences, coincidences. We’d like to know about coincidence in your life. We’ve had articles on this before, and have had.
Rigidity is a bad thing, for the winds of the Spirit blow where they will, until they run up against.
When looking to God for guidance, should we listen for His actual Voice? Are words, phrases, and sentences that pop.
Want to get free? Stop comparing yourself to others. Want to breathe a permanent sigh of relief? Stop worrying about.
The most complex spiritual problems we encounter can often be solved with taking two pieces of advice: Breathe deeply, and.
Back in 1992, a fellow named William W. Casciato of Woodbridge, Virginia, wrote a brief item for a magazine about.
Are you reaching the fullness of your destiny? It’s a question that takes equal parts of thought and prayer — thought.
Those who have sought the intercession of an obscure Lebanese saint have reported cures of everything from gastric ulcers to.
In our time, we face many events, trends, and spiritual shades of light (and darkness) rising on all sides. Make.
Invoked with faith, the Lord extends His Hand, breaks the coils that encircle the person at prayer, dries the tears.
It is through the radiance, the fire of Jesus, that our sins are burned away. That’s why so many envision.
Lent is a time to renew the practice or “art” of discipline — the crucial practice, it is better said.
Is this how souls are “read” — what those rare individuals who have such a charism “see”? There are the.
Did you ever contemplate what might be called the “Boomerang Effect”? It reduces to this: Ask and you will receive,.
Is God too big to fit into your schedule? You really have to ask yourself that. It’s an important question..
From Zenit: Everything is, as the Gospel teaches, “possible for those who believe,” the Pope reminded. “Always, when we approach the.
“You never know.” We can all say this for sure. Never can we be certain what will transpire any given.
Too often we practice Catholicism without its essence. Its essence is seeing into the spiritual. Those who do not are.
Are you a negative person? At times, we all are. And that’s a problem. Negative means to be gloomy, pessimistic,.
From the Servants of the Word: Jesus contrasts intellectual pride with child-like simplicity and humility. The simple of heart are.
By Stefanie Stark “I wrote a couple of years ago to say that our middle son, Andrew, had fallen ill.
What idols are in your life? Do you recognize them all? Here, we can all use an “illumination.” For idols are many —.
Letting Go Of What Is Gone Remember in this new year to let what is in your past pass. Don’t.
The new year and Christmas season are a time for self-illumination. If we pray, the Lord illuminates our souls. It is.
To receive from God, give what you have gotten. Look for the manger. This is said as a lesson in.
We don’t do much in the way of celebrities but couldn’t help noting the death of actor-singer David Cassidy last.
Father Jeremy Davies, at one time London’s only exorcist, recently told Catholic World Report: “All of society is subject to a.
By Derek Prince: In many parts of the world, the open practice of witchcraft has continued unchanged for centuries. In.
Words of knowledge come on occasion. Here’s one: “DISTANCE YOURSELF FROM THAT WHICH AFFLICTS YOU.” We all have do this.